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Embroidered brown velvet tallit pouch used by a Jewish immigrant

Object | Accession Number: 2012.72.10

Brown velvet tallit pouch with an embroidered Star of David and Hebrew text used by Samuel Eckstein, who immigrated to the United States from Ratno, Russia (Ratne, Ukraine) in 1908, and settled in Colorado. Tallit are prayer shawls worn by Jewish males durng services. Samuel was joined in 1912 by his wife, Edna (Yetta) Kwasznik Eckstein, and their young son.

Date
1908  (emigration)
Geography
use : Denver (Colo.)
creation : Ratne (Ukraine)
Language
Hebrew
Classification
Jewish Art and Symbolism
Object Type
Tallith bags (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Samuel Veta
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:23:34
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