‮בואי כלה. שמלות כלה רוקמות סיפור יהודי‬‎ Here Comes the Bride. Bridal Gowns Embroidering a Jewish Story

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Neta Harel, Ronen Levin.


Tel Aviv, Israel, 2013. 42 pp., illustrations: 14 col., 28.3 × 11.4 cm. Hebrew and English.


Beit Hatfutsot—The Museum of the Jewish People (18 September 2013–14 April 2014)


Exceptional, hand-embroidered wedding gowns inspired by artifacts from Beit Hatfutsot. The gowns were produced by third-year students from the Fashion Department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design. Each student was instructed to explore the core exhibition of the Museum, choose a Jewish community, and present it in a personal narrative through their design. Exhibited alongside the finished products were research materials compiled by the students, sketches representing their inspirations for the design, textile samples, artifacts, etc. Statement by each artist. 14 wedding gowns. No itemized listing of other exhibits.


The exhibition was a joint project of Israel Friends of Beit Hatfutsot and the Fashion Department at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design.

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Blessing for the HomeHistorical photographsJewelryPapercutsTalit neckbandTefillin bags

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Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, Temple Emanu-El, New York City, USA (17 February–16 June 2016)

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