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Tefillin Bag, circa 1984

Identifier: B202.01.0001.00002


A navy blue velvet tefillin (phylacteries) bag with a gold colored, metal zipper at the top of the bag. A Star of David and the Hebrew word ''tefillin'' are embroidered with gold floss. There is fringe sewn onto the edge of the top side. The back of the bag has no distinguishing features or ornamentation. The bag is lined in white cotton. Originally belonged to Max Cayton of Washington D.C., the brother of Jacob Hayutin of Denver.


  • circa 1984

Digital Repository

Tefillin Bag

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1 Items (Tefillin bag) ; 19 x 18 x 1 centimeters

Scope and Contents

From the File: Collection contains a Yarmulke, Tefillin bag, Tefillin, and photographs from Max Cayton.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good Velvet --Cotton


Originally belonged to Max Cayton.


Title supplied by archivist.

Drawing Number

19 x 18 x 1 centimeters

Inscription and Marks

Embroided on exterior: ''tefillin''


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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