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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Belt Woman’s Fez Belt, 19th century
    Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Belt Woman s Fez Belt Culture Date Fez Morocco 19th century Medium Linen silk and metallic thread Dimensions 7 1 4 86 5 8 in 18 4 220 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Richard J Scheuer 1982 45 Not On View Keywords Costumes Islamic Art Marriage Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request Belts like these were produced in Fez in workshops largely staffed by men They are composed of various patterns arranged in two vertical strips that draw on a variety of external sources Among the models are medieval Spanish textiles and architectural decoration and carpets from Persia Fez belts were often worn with wedding dress and on other occasions thereafter Source Mann Vivian B ed MOROCCO JEWS AND ART IN A MUSLIM LAND London Merrell Publishers 2000 p 176 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Simhah Wife of Menahem Levi Meshullami Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Heinrich Wilhelm Kompff active 1783 1825 Torah Finials Learn More Johann Valentin Schüler 1650 1720 master 1680 Sabbath Festival Lamp Learn More Matar Ishmael ha Ramhi active mid 16th early 17th century Torah Case Samaritan Torah Case Tik Learn More Peter Blume American b Russia 1906 1992 Pig s Feet and Vinegar Learn More Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Simhah Wife of Menahem Levi Meshullami Torah Ark Curtain Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Heinrich Wilhelm Kompff active 1783 1825 Torah Finials Learn More Johann Valentin Schüler 1650 1720 master 1680 Sabbath Festival Lamp Learn

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Dowry Bed Cover, 1925 or earlier
    today Search Highlights Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Dowry Bed Cover Culture Date Baghdad Iraq 1925 or earlier Medium Cotton netting embroidered with gold foil Dimensions 68 79 in 172 7 200 7 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Rashel and Victor Meer 1993 191 Not On View Keywords Islamic Art Marriage Textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request This bedcover was made in Baghdad and sent to Rashel Meer in the United States by her mother Gold and silver foil embroidery on netting was a type reserved for brides and was used for items given to the bride by her mother Such textiles would have been used on the wedding night and to cover the bed of a post partum mother The mix of floral and figurative motifs is characteristic of these embroideries Source The Non Western Textile Cataloging Project This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Harley Swedler American b Canada 1962 Mezuzah in Case Beron Mezuzah Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Seder Plate Tiered Seder Set Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More John Ruslen active 1656 c 1715 Presentation Tray Lord Mayor s Tray Learn More Marc Chagall French b Belorussia 1887 1985 Untitled Old Man with Beard Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Learn More Matar Ishmael ha Ramhi active mid 16th early 17th century Torah Case Samaritan Torah Case Tik Learn More Torah Shield Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Harley Swedler American b Canada 1962 Mezuzah in Case Beron Mezuzah Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Seder Plate Tiered Seder Set Learn More Mezuzah Cover Mezuzah Cover of Mas uda Lakhriyef Learn More John Ruslen active 1656 c 1715 Presentation Tray Lord Mayor s Tray Learn More Marc Chagall French b Belorussia 1887 1985 Untitled Old Man with Beard Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Learn More Matar Ishmael ha Ramhi active

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/collection/3856-dowry-bed-cover (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Hallah Cover, 1970s
    and Jewish culture View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search Highlights Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Hallah Cover Culture Date Afghanistan 1970s Medium Synthetic fabric and cotton machine stitched Dimensions 28 30 in 71 1 76 2 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Liza Kashi Basal 1998 51 Not On View Keywords Contemporary Judaica Sabbath Festival Textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request The textiles which served as hallah covers in Afghanistan were of the same type as those generally used to cover the trays on which meals were served The large size of this hallah cover accommodated the large flat Afghani bread used as hallah The colored floral print fabrics of the mid late 1950s are of Russian manufacture and relate to some of the Bokharan printed scarves in our collection as well as to the linings of costumes This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next James Casebere American b 1953 Venice Ghetto Learn More Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar Learn More George Segal American 1924 2000 The Holocaust Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More Quilt Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More David Bomberg British 1890 1957 Hear O Israel Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More John Wesley Jarvis American b England 1780 1840 Portrait of Solomon Isaacs Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More James Casebere American b 1953 Venice Ghetto Learn More Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar Learn More George Segal American 1924 2000 The Holocaust Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More Quilt Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More David Bomberg British 1890 1957 Hear O Israel Learn More Pastorino di Giovan Michele de Pastorini c 1508 1592 Medal of Gracia Nasi the Younger Learn More John Wesley Jarvis American b England 1780 1840 Portrait of Solomon

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/collection/5363-hallah-cover (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Ceremonial Tray Cover, early 19th century
    Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Ceremonial Tray Cover Culture Date Kurdistan Persia early 19th century Medium Unbleached cotton embroidered with silk thread silk and wool border beaded appliqué Dimensions Diameter 34 5 8 in 88 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Dr Harry G Friedman F 6033 Not On View Keywords Islamic Art Marriage Textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request These round embroidered textiles were used by the Jews of Irani Kurdistan to cover the trays that served as dining tables during ceremonial and festive meals This example bears an inscription stating that it was written by a woman for her beloved Ephraim son of Aaron It was probably created for the exchange of presents and food placed on large brass trays between the engaged couples Such tray covers were then used for holidays and special occasions Bibliography Kirshenblatt Gimblett Barbara FABRIC OF JEWISH LIFE TEXTILES FROM THE JEWISH MUSEUM COLLECTION Exh cat New York The Jewish Museum 1977 pp 14 15 139 Lowenstein Steven M THE JEWISH CULTURAL TAPESTRY INTERNATIONAL JEWISH FOLK TRADITIONS Oxford University Press 2002 Skolnik Fred ed ENCYCLOPEDIA JUDAICA 2nd EDITION Gale Cengage 2006 Ungerleider Mayerson Joy JEWISH FOLK ART FROM BIBLICAL DAYS TO MODERN TIMES New York NY Summit Books 1986 p 126 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Return of the Mariner Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Johann Valentin Schüler 1650 1720 master 1680 Sabbath Festival Lamp Learn More William Anastasi American b 1933 Untitled Jew Learn More James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Joseph Dwelleth in Egypt Learn More James Casebere American b 1953 Venice Ghetto Learn More Wallace Berman American 1926 1976 Untitled Learn More James Jacques Joseph Tissot French 1836 1902 Adam and Eve Driven From Paradise Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More Chana Orloff French b Ukraine 1888 1968 Portrait of Madame Peretz Hirshbein Learn More Adolph Gottlieb American 1903 1974 Return of the Mariner Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Johann Valentin Schüler 1650 1720 master

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/collection/11741-ceremonial-tray-cover (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Torah Ark Curtain, 1764/65 (date of inscription)
    View All Memberships Shop Open today from 11 am 5 45 pm See what s on today Search Highlights Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Torah Ark Curtain Culture Date Possibly Germany 1764 65 date of inscription Medium Silk brocade and velvet embroidered with metallic thread metallic ribbon linen Dimensions 64 60 13 16 in 162 5 154 5 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Dr Harry G Friedman F 4257 Not On View Keywords Synagogue Furnishings Textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request Unlike Torah textiles that were pieced together from precious scraps of fabric this curtain is constructed from a length of silk measuring more than five yards used in its entirety from selvedge to selvedge The small central panel does not overwhelm the decorative repeat of the surrounding silk the primary decorative focus of this curtain The inscription giving the donors names and the date is accompanied by traditional motifs flanking lions atop twisted columns Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY Sept 26 1997 April 24 1998 This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Bezalel School Rug Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Torah Shield Learn More James Casebere American b 1953 Venice Ghetto Learn More Peter Blume American b Russia 1906 1992 Pig s Feet and Vinegar Learn More John Ruslen active 1656 c 1715 Presentation Tray Lord Mayor s Tray Learn More Joel Otterson American b 1959 Hanukkah Lamp Unorthodox Menorah II Learn More Jug Learn More Rikah Polacco Torah Binder Learn More Johann Adam Boller 1679 1732 master 1706 Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Bezalel School Rug Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Torah Shield Learn More James Casebere American b 1953 Venice Ghetto Learn More Peter Blume American b Russia 1906 1992 Pig s Feet and Vinegar Learn More John Ruslen active 1656 c 1715 Presentation Tray Lord Mayor s Tray Learn More Joel Otterson American b 1959 Hanukkah Lamp Unorthodox Menorah II Learn More Jug Learn More Rikah Polacco Torah

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Torah Ark Curtain and Valance, probably early 20th century
    pm See what s on today Search Highlights Themes Collection Area Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Image Not Available Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Culture Date Europe probably early 20th century Medium Velvet embroidered with gold thread glass sequins Dimensions 51 9 16 48 13 16 in 131 124 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Dr Harry G Friedman F 1366a b On View Keywords Textiles Torah textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request Synagogue textiles honor the Torah by emphasizing its centrality and safeguarding its sanctity The Ark which houses the Torah scrolls is a focal point of every synagogue and is often further accentuated by means of elaborately decorated curtains sometimes with a valance in front The Hebrew words for these parokhet and kapporet respectively derive from the names of coverings in the innermost sanctuary of the Jerusalem Temple as described in the Bible thus constituting a link between synagogues and the ancient Temple This Torah curtain and valance bear the Hebrew initials for Crown of Torah Source The Jewish Museum New York CULTURE AND CONTINUITY THE JEWISH JOURNEY July 29 2015 present This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Joshua Neustein American and Israeli b Poland 1940 Weimar Series II Learn More Torah Shield Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar Learn More Zelig Segal Israeli 1933 2015 Spice Container Learn More Ilse Bing American b Germany 1899 1998 New York Me and the Elevated Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark Curtain and Valance Learn More ZK Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Reuven Rubin Israeli b Romania 1893 1974 Goldfish Vendor Learn More Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Joshua Neustein American and Israeli b Poland 1940 Weimar Series II Learn More Torah Shield Learn More Hannah Wilke American 1940 1993 Venus Pareve Learn More Leonard Baskin American 1922 2000 The Altar Learn More Zelig Segal Israeli 1933 2015 Spice Container Learn More Ilse Bing American b Germany 1899 1998 New York Me and the Elevated Learn More Jacob Koppel Gans G old s ticker Torah Ark

    Original URL path: http://thejewishmuseum.org/collection/6365-torah-ark-curtain-and-valance (2016-02-14)
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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Childbirth Bedcover/Wall Hanging, c. 1880
    Recent Acquisitions Search Collection Advanced Search div data cycle pager thumbs data cycle pager template data cycle timeout 0 data download download Info Download Image Image not available for download Images of artworks that the Museum believes to be in the public domain PD are available to download on this site Other images may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Childbirth Bedcover Wall Hanging Culture Date Bayramiç Ottoman Empire c 1880 Medium Silk embroidered with metallic thread and sequins cotton Dimensions 75 63 in 190 5 160 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion Gift of Bessie Franco 1982 245 Not On View Keywords Birth Islamic Art Marriage Textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request Bedcovers composed of three widths of silk such as this one were generally embroidered by the bride and formed part of her dowry After the wedding they were used on ceremonial occasions and otherwise hung on the wall of the bedroom For example a post partum woman received her friends bearing gifts while in bed the bed covered with a ceremonial textile such as this one The composition four corner embroideries oriented toward a large centrally placed design is typical of Ottoman textiles of the nineteenth century The border of vines and the scattered floral motifs are also characteristic of the period Source The Non Western Textile Cataloging Project This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Abraham Shulkin American b Russia 1852 1918 Torah Ark Torah Ark from Adath Yeshurun Synagogue Learn More Moritz Daniel Oppenheim German 1800 1882 The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance wit Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655 Esther Scroll Learn More Larry Rivers American 1923 2002 Portrait of Vera List Learn More Ben Shahn American b Lithuania 1898 1969 New York Learn More ZK Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Bezalel School Rug Learn More Hanukkah Lamp Learn More Abraham Shulkin American b Russia 1852 1918 Torah Ark Torah Ark from Adath Yeshurun Synagogue Learn More Moritz Daniel Oppenheim German 1800 1882 The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance wit Learn More Max Weber American b Russia 1881 1961 Sabbath Learn More Amy Klein Reichert American b 1959 Miriam Cup Learn More Salom Italia 1619 after 1655

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  • The Jewish Museum - Collection - Torah Cover, 1822
    copyright and other intellectual property rights By using any of these images you agree to the Jewish Museum s Terms and Conditions Share Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Share on Twitter Share via Email Print Torah Cover Culture Date Morocco 1822 Medium Velvet embroidered with metallic thread metallic fringe Dimensions 30 1 2 28 9 16 in 77 5 72 5 cm Owner The Jewish Museum New York Acquistion The Jewish Museum JM 65 75 Not On View Keywords Islamic Art Torah textiles Collection Area Ceremonial Art Submit Picture Request The dimensions of this cloth and the placement of its dedicatory inscription suggest that it was used as a cover for the Torah between lections An embroidered flower fills each corner and the lengthy inscription is in the center It reads See this cover interwoven i e fabricated of gold and silk the donation of the woman Judar wife of Abraham El Maliah who was cured from and for the repose of the wise the noble Moses El Maliah and a donation for her husband who returned from the war in peace Made on the sixth day of the month of Nisan in the y ear 5582 1822 according to the large counting On the reverse is a biblical quotation associated with the Day of Atonement Leviticus 16 30 It is written in ink on a white cloth White textiles are used in the synagogue on Yom Kippur to signify purity On that day the cover would have been reversed so the white side was visible The placement of ornaments in the corners of a square or rectangular cloth was common in Arab lands The El Maliah family lived in Mogador Essaouira and Tangier The reference to the husband s return in peace is an idiom for safely Source The Non Western Textile Cataloging Project This information may change as the result of ongoing research Other Works in Highlights article data cycle auto height calc data cycle timeout 0 data cycle easing linear data cycle speed 1000 data cycle carousel offset 120 data cycle throttle speed true data cycle manual trump false data cycle swipe true data cycle prev cycle prev data cycle next cycle next Kay Sekimachi American b 1926 Alms Container Tzedakabako Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set Learn More Burial Plaque Learn More Andy Warhol American 1928 1987 The Marx Brothers Learn More Nancy Spero American 1926 2009 Masha Bruskina Learn More Jacques Lipchitz American and French b Lithuania 1891 1973 The Sacrifice Learn More Samuel Hirszenberg Polish 1865 1908 The Black Banner Learn More Moritz Daniel Oppenheim German 1800 1882 The Return of the Volunteer from the Wars of Liberation to His Family Still Living in Accordance wit Learn More Moshe Zabari Israeli b 1935 Torah Crown Learn More Elie Nadelman American b Poland 1882 1946 Dancer Learn More Kay Sekimachi American b 1926 Alms Container Tzedakabako Learn More Ludwig Yehuda Wolpert American b Germany 1900 1981 Passover Set

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