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Tallith katan for a boy

Undergarment (prayer shawl worn under clothes) worn by Orthodox male Jews. Rectangular piece of blue satin lined with pinkish-orange taffeta with opening cut for neck. The neck and lower corners embroidered with tarnished metal (originally gold and silver) thread in satin stitch, with an edging...

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Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

European, 18th century

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Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts