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The Jewish Wardrobe: From the Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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The fashion, history, and development of Jewish dress tells a story that spans the globe and crosses many cultures. In this colorful volume, Jewish communities—particularly those established for centuries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa—are revealed through their garments. Stunning photographs spin tales of family traditions and religious devotion, with a special section dedicated to jewelry worn by brides and grooms. Superb photographs of specific garments, with many close-up details, are juxtaposed with rare contextual photographs from the Israel Museums archives to create a tapestry of a people revealed through textiles, costume, and images. More than 350 revelatory illustrations tell us how these precious articles of dress were originally worn.

About the Author

Esther Juhasz teaches Jewish folklore at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Haifa University. Daisy Raccah-Djivre is curator of the Jewish Wardrobe project and chief curator of Jewish Art and Life at the Israel Museum. Noam Baram-Ben Yossef and Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper are curators, Alia Ben-Ami is collection manager, and Efrat Assaf-Shapira is assistant curator, all in the Wing for Jewish Art and Life at the Israel Museum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9788874396023
Author:
Juhasz, Esther
Publisher:
5 Continents
Author:
Assaf-Shapira, Efrat
Author:
Magliani, Mauro
Author:
Muchawsky-Schnapper, Ester
Author:
Ben-Yossef, No'am Bar'am
Author:
Raccah-Djivre, Daisy
Author:
Ben-Ami, Alia
Subject:
Judaism - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
350 color and black-and-white illustrati
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
11 x 9.5 in

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