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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The Benveniste Family in Salonika (Thessaloniki)

Dr.

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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
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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

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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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Wimpel (Torah Binder) Collection

A "Torah binder" is a Jewish ceremonial textile used to keep a Torah (Hebrew Bible) scroll closed tightly when it is no

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