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Tefillin

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Blue Velvet Tefillin Bag, circa 1970

 Item
Identifier: B120.05.0011.00002
Abstract A blue velvet tefillin (pylacteries) bag. This view shows the front side with a wheat colored Star of David stitched with simple running stitches. A drawstring runs through the mouth of the bag, consisting of brown cotton and blue wool interwoven strings. Originally belonged to Ira M. Beck.
Dates: circa 1970

Striker Family Religious Objects

 Collection
Identifier: B254
Abstract

The Striker family is a Denver Jewish family descended from the Jacobson, Fine, and Fishman families. The collection consists of religious materials that belonged to the Striker family or its ancestors. Materials include a tallit and bag, leather tefillin and accompanying bag, a machzor (or prayer book) circa 1909, and a Hebrew Bible.

Dates: circa 1900-1909

Tefillin Bag, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B188.01.0002.00001
Abstract 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.
Dates: circa 1920

Tefillin Bag, 1900s

 Item
Identifier: B371.02.0002.00002
Abstract Deep blue velvet rectangular tifillin bag with two corded loops at top in black with bits of gold and lined with blue cotton fabric. Front of the bag is embroidered with gold thread with the Star of David over two crossed branches with gold and red berries forming a "U" shape. Embroidered over the star are the initials "M.H." and hebrew letters are embroidered on the bag.
Dates: 1900s

Tefillin for the Hand, between 1920-1960

 Item
Identifier: B120.05.0011.00003
Abstract A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. This view shows the orange sticker on the top of the box with ''shel yad'' (for the hand). The leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps 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 which they are mentioned: ''And you shall bind them for a sign upon...
Dates: between 1920-1960

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B139.01.0001.00005
Abstract A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. It has one section in Hebrew designating that it is ''shel yad'' (for the hand). These leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) during the morning prayers; the leather box contains parchments on which are written the four sections of the Torah in which they...
Dates: circa 1920

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1920

 Item
Identifier: B139.01.0001.00006
Abstract A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. It has one section in Hebrew designating that it is ''shel yad'' (for the hand). These leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) during the morning prayers; the leather box contains parchments on which are written the four sections of the Torah in which they...
Dates: circa 1920

Tefillin for the Hand, between 1900-1909

 Item
Identifier: B254.02.0003.00002
Abstract 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 Hand, circa 1984

 Item
Identifier: B202.01.0001.00004
Abstract A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. The top of the tefillin box has one section in Hebrew that designates that it is ''shel yad'' (for the hand). These leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) during the morning prayers; the leather box contains parchments on which are written the four...
Dates: circa 1984

Tefillin for the Hand, circa 1955

 Item
Identifier: B215.01.0001.00004
Abstract A tefillin (phylactery) for the hand consisting of a black leather box with a brown leather strap. The top of the tefillin box has one section in Hebrew that designates that it is ''shel yad'' (for the hand). These leather boxes are those which Jewish men from the age of 13 bind with leather straps onto their left arm (unless they are left-handed, in which case they bind it onto their right arm) during the morning prayers; the leather box contains parchments on which are written the four...
Dates: circa 1955