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Religion

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Tallit, between 1900-1909

 Item
Identifier: B254.02.0004.00001
Overview An ivory silk prayer shawl (tallit - Sephardic pronunciation, tallis - Ashkenazic pronunciation). The edge of each side has a pattern of blue-gray and ivory stripes. The sides have tzitzit (fringes) hanging across the entire hem. There is a solid ivory silk embroidered attarah (neck band) on the top edge. Originally belonged to the Fishman family.
Dates: between 1900-1909

Tallit Bag, between 1900-1909

 Item
Identifier: B254.02.0002.00002
Overview A tan cotton bag for a prayer shawl (tallit - Sephardic pronunciation, tallis - Ashkenazic pronunciation). The bag has a red and pink rose print on the outside and a lining of the same fabric. The top flap folds down and there are three clear buttons to close. Originally belonged to the Fishman family.
Dates: between 1900-1909

Tefillin for the Hand, between 1900-1909

 Item
Identifier: B254.02.0003.00002
Overview Black leather box with a brown leather strap with ''shel yad (for the hand). Together with one for the hand it makes up the tefillin (phylacteries). These leather boxes are used by Jewish men from the age of 13 and bound with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) and on the crest of their foreheads during the morning prayers. The leather box contains parchments on which are written the four sections of the Torah in...
Dates: between 1900-1909

Tefillin for the Head, between 1900-1909

 Item
Identifier: B254.02.0003.00001
Overview Black leather box with a brown leather strap with ''shel rosh'' (for the head). Together with one for the hand it makes up the tefillin (phylacteries). These leather boxes are used by Jewish men from the age of 13 and bound with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) and on the crest of their foreheads during the morning prayers. The leather box contains parchments on which are written the four sections of the Torah in...
Dates: between 1900-1909