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Prayer shawl (tallit)
Ruzhin, Ukraine
Early 20th century
Wool; atarah: metal-thread lacework in shpanyer arbet technique
L: 283; W: 173 cm
Gift of Tehiya and Harry Sapir, Jerusalem
Accession number: B86.0591 ; 157/164

From the Israel Museum publications:
Juhasz, Esther, Dr., "Shpaner Arbet", in Treasures of Jewish Galicia: Judaica from the Museum of Ethnography and Crafts in Lvov, Ukraine, Sarah Harel-Hoshen, ed., Beit Hatfutsot, 1996
Muchawsky-Schnapper, Ester, A World Apart Next Door: Glimpses into the Life of Hassidic Jews, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012
Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish Wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

A World Apart Next Door - Glimpses into the Life of Hasidic Jews, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 19/06/2012 - 01/12/2012

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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