Amulet for the protection of pregnant women and newborn children [Kochi, Kerala, India, 18th century)

Amulet for the protection of pregnant women and newborn children
Collected in India (before 1976)  

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Size: 
17" x 23" (43x58 cm.)
Collection #: 
2007.0.65
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Etrog Containers

The etrog (Heb.

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Illustrated Judeo-Persian Manuscripts

Two illustrated Judeo-Persian manuscripts depicting biblical scenes.

85.46.1 and 85.46.2
Gift of Chimon Mayeri and Family

Collection Information
Collection #: 
85.46
Dates: 
1850 - 1950
Place of Creation/Publication: 
Isfahan, Iran
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The Benveniste Family in Salonika (Thessaloniki)

Dr.

Collection Information
Collection #: 
2012.2.1-5
Place of Creation/Publication: 
Salonika
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Painted Esther Scroll (Northern Italy, 18th century)

Painted manuscript of the Book of Esther, rolled for use on the holiday of Purim.

Esther Scroll, Italy 18th cent. [62.0.1].jpg
Collection Information
Collection #: 
62.0.1
Dates: 
1750 - 1800
Place of Creation/Publication: 
Northern Italy
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Paul Christian Kirchner, Jüdisches Ceremoniel (1724)

The detailed description of Jewish ceremonial customs by Kirchner, a Jewish convert to Christianity, Paul Christian Kirchner, Jüdisches Ceremoniel (1724) RB 21.jpg

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Paul Christian Kirchner
Author / Creator: 
Sebastian Jugendres (1685-1765)
Author / Creator: 
Johann Georg Puschner (1680-1749)
Collection #: 
RB 21
Dates: 
1724
Place of Creation/Publication: 
Nuremberg
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Keren T. Friedman collection on Jewish life in Djerba, Tunisia

The collection, which was donated to The Magnes in 2011, includes objects collected and photographs taken in Djerba, Tunisia by Keren T. Friedman.

Friedman Collection 2011.6.jpg
Collection Information
Collection #: 
2006.11.1-15
Dates: 
1940 - 1983
Place of Creation/Publication: 
Djerba, Tunisia
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Portrait of Theresa Ehrman, aka Thérèse Jelenko (1884-1967), by Sarah Samuels Stein

Art collector and artist Sarah Samuels Stein (1870-1953), of San Francisco, married Michael Stein, the older brother of Leo Stein and Gertrude Stein, in 1894.

Portrait of Theresa Ehrman, by Sarah Stein (1906)
Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Sara Samuels Stein (1870-1953)
Collection #: 
WJHC 1977.016
Dates: 
1906
Place of Creation/Publication: 
Paris, France
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Passover Textiles

Passover textiles include specially designed covers for the matzah (Heb.

Matzah Cover (San Francisco, 1880) [75.183.159]