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Bridal veil (dektukh)
Eastern Europe
Late 19th century
Ribbed silk, couched gilt silver thread embroidery on cutouts, cotton tulle for veiling
Hebrew inscription: Mazal tov
Headcover: H: 60; W: 43 cm
Tulle: L: 44; W 38 cm
Collection of Eliezer Burstein, Lugano, in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B55.03.0865 ; 163/001


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


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