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Maroon Velvet Tallit Bag, circa 1955

Identifier: B215.01.0001.00007


A maroon velvet tallit (prayer shawl) bag lined in burgundy colored silk. In the center there is a gold embroidered Star of David and ''tallit'' in Hebrew, surrounded by gold laurel and star design. There is yellow fringe at the bottom of the bag. The top is fastened with a black plastic button and loop of thin black cord. Originally belonged to the Ostrover Shul (Synagogue).


  • circa 1955

Digital Repository

Maroon Velvet Tallit Bag

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1 Items (Tallit bag) ; 28 x 19 x 1 centimeters

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Religious items from the Ostrover Beth Jacob Synagogue material objects include: (3) tefillin for the head;(2) tefillin for the hand; (1) tefillin scroll; (1) burgandy tefillin bag; (1) maroon tallit bag.: .

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Velvet --Silk

Condition Report

Velvet is frayed and worn, minor stains. (BLS, 2010-11-24)


Originally belonged to the Ostrover Shul (Synagogue).


Title supplied by archivist.

Drawing Number

28 x 19 x 1 centimeters

Inscription and Marks

Embroidered with the Hebrew word ''tallit''


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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