Tallit, circa 1984
A prayer shawl (tallit - Sephardic pronunciation, tallis - Ashkenazic pronunciation) made from white jacquard. There are woven blue stripes and a repeated woven emblem on the edges. The emblems stand for a blessing said in Hebrew before putting on the prayer shawl. Each end has long fringes (''tzitzit'' in Hebrew). Originally belonged to Max Cayton of Washington D.C., brother of Jacob Hayutin of Denver.
- circa 1984
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1 Items (Tallit)
Scope and Contents
From the File: Collection contains a Yarmulke, Tefillin bag, Tefillin, and photographs from Max Cayton.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Originally belonged to Max Cayton.
Title supplied by archivist.