Prayer Shawl (Tallit)

UnknownEarly 20th century

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem


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  • Title: Prayer Shawl (Tallit)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Early 20th century
  • Location Created: Ruzhin, Ukraine
  • Physical Dimensions: L: 283; W: 173 cm
  • Provenance: Gift of Tehiya and Harry Sapir, Jerusalem
  • Type: Prayer shawl (Tallit)
  • Photographer: (C) Mauro Magliani
  • Medium: Wool, metal-thread lacework in the shpanyer arbet technique
  • Bibliographic References: Publications: Juhasz, Esther, Dr., "Shpaner Arbet", in Treasures of Jewish Galicia: Judaica from the Museum of Ethnography and Crafts in Lvov, Ukraine, Sarah Harel-Hoshen, ed., Beit Hatfutsot, 1996 Muchawsky-Schnapper, Ester, A World Apart Next Door: Glimpses into the Life of Hassidic Jews, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012 Juhasz, Esther (ed.), The Jewish Wardrobe from the Collection of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 5 Continents Editions, Milan and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012 Exhibition: A World Apart Next Door - Glimpses into the Life of Hasidic Jews, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 19/06/2012 - 01/12/2012