Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris
Married women's festive headgear (kupkh or sherntikhel)
Eastern Europe
18th–19th century
Satin brocade, silk, velvet, pearls
H: 18; W: 20 cm
Gift of Musee de l'Homme, Paris
Accession number: B81.0619
 
 

Publications:
The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004
Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012

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