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Tallit atarah

Object | Accession Number: 2014.409.1

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Tallit atarah from the collection of the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction Commission [JCR]. This atarah was acquired in New York City, bearing a metal tag which states "JCR" in a star of David on one side and Hebrew initials in star of David on the other. The atarah was part of a large collection of Judaic "cultural treasures" that was "heirless" after the end of World War II, identified and distributed appropriately.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ira Rezak

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Jewish Art and Symbolism
    Physical Description
    Cloth tallit atarah with metallic thread embroidery.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 4.500 inches (11.43 cm) | Width: 38.000 inches (96.52 cm)
    Materials
    overall : cloth, metal thread

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The tallit atarah was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Ira Rezak.
    Record last modified:
    2024-05-23 10:52:22
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