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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.


  • circa 1920

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1 Items (Tefillin)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Cotton --Velvet


Originally belonged to Gerson Kaplan.


Title supplied by archivist.


Repository Details

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