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Kern family


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Brown Velvet Tefillin Bag, circa 1900

Identifier: B189.01.0001.00002
Abstract A brown velvet tefillin (phylacteries) bag with embroidery on the front and back. One side has red, yellow, blue, and green chain and buttonhole stitched flowers. The second side is embroidered with running and back stitches to form a Star of David with flowers in each of the triangles. There is a monogram in the center of the star. The drawstring closure is a red grosgrain ribbon stitched on by hand with blue embroidery floss. Originally belonged to the Kern Family.
Dates: circa 1900

Kern Family Tefillin Bag and Wimple

Identifier: B189
Abstract Sarah Kahn made a traditional wimple made from the swaddling cloths of Yaacov Ben Naftali Kahn from Boppard, Germany, in 1899. d to the Hupah (marriage canopy) and to good deeds. Amen. Selah." When the Kahn family came to America in 1938, they changed their name to Kern. In 1940, Charles Kern, Yaacov's brother, married Edith Stern in New York City and the couple moved to Denver, Colorado. Edith Stern was born in Germany in 1914 and emigrated to the United States in 1935. She died in Denver in...
Dates: between 1895-1930

Kern Family Wimple, between 1970-1990

Identifier: B063.08.0008.00046
Abstract Margo, a relation to the Kern family, displays a wimple that belonged to the family.
Dates: between 1970-1990

Kern Family Wimple, between 1970-1990

Identifier: B063.08.0008.00047
Abstract Kern family wimple on display with a Torah scroll.
Dates: between 1970-1990