Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
Prayer shawl (tallit)

Silk damask, appliqué panels: ribbed brocaded silk, metal thread braid and purl embroidery

Hebrew inscription: Keter Torah (“Crown of Torah”)
H: 197; W: 143 cm
Gift of Jakob Michael, New York, in memory of his wife, Erna Sondheimer Michael
Accession number: B68.0178 ; 157/053

Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery, 11/03/2014 - 27/11/2014

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir