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Purim dolls
Sana'a, Yemen
1930s
Cardboard, wood, fabric, metal
Dolls: H: 37-39; W: 24.5-29.5 cm
Cart: L: 37.5; W: 25 cm
Carl Rathjens Collection, on permanent loan from Salman Schocken, Tel Aviv
Accession number: L-B99.0427, L-B99.0428, L-B00.0189


From the Israel Museum publications:
Muchawsky-Schnapper, Ester, The Yemenites: Two Thousand Years of Jewish Culture, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2000, English / Hebrew

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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