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Kaplan, Gerson



Gerson Kaplan and his wife Adelle Taruke Kaplan were the parents of Dora, Belle, and Sallie Kaplan.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Tefillin Bag, circa 1920

Identifier: B188.01.0002.00001

Handmade deep blue velvet phylacteries (tefillin in Hebrew) bag sewn together on three sides. Red, blue, yellow, and pink cross stitched floral patterns are along three of the front sides. Tefillin in Hebrew is embroidered with green floss in the center of the bag with a flower pattern underneath. There are loops at the top for a drawstring. Inside the bag is lined with red cotton fabric. Originally belonged to Gerson Kaplan.

Dates: circa 1920

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