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Breast kerchief (Brusttukh)
19th century
Purl and sequin relief embroidery, cotton over cardboard, cotton wool padding
L: 29; W: 15 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T56
Accession number: B50.02.1679 ; 163/006

From the Israel Museum publications:
Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish Wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
A World Apart Next Door - Glimpses into the Life of Hasidic Jews, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 19/06/2012 - 01/12/2012
Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery, 11/03/2014 - 07/03/2015

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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