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Metallic silver pinwheel tallit decoration brought with a Polish Jewish emigre

Object | Accession Number: 2009.117.24

Tallit [prayer shawl] pinwheel shaped needlework decoration made from metallic silver thread owned by Ella Brecher Lieberman when she emigrated with her husband and 9 year old daughter, Hanna, from Stanislawow, Poland (Sasiv, Ukraine), to Palestine in 1939. It was made in Sasow, Poland, which was well known for its embroidered ritual objects. The applique would be attached to a corner of the tallit, a shawl worn by Jewish males during morning prayers.

emigration:  1939
creation:  1939
received: Sasiv (Ukraine)
en route: Palestine
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Object Type
Appliqué (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Hanna Levi
Record last modified: 2021-02-10 09:18:38
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