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Towel used to cover the Challah during Shabbat

século 19/20

Jewish Museum of Sao Paulo

Jewish Museum of Sao Paulo
São Paulo , Brazil

Smyrna towel to cover the challah, braided bread prepared especially for Shabbat and other Jewish festivals, except the Passover feast. It belonged to the donor's mother, Esther Ascher Reichhardt.
Square silk towel in shades of burgundy, inscriptions in Hebrew, images of animals, mennorah and villages in the center and edges with lace with floral motifs.

Details

  • Title: Towel used to cover the Challah during Shabbat
  • Date Created: século 19/20
  • Location Created: Izmir, Turkey
  • Physical Dimensions: h 74,0 x w 74,3 cm
  • Rights: Museu Judaico de São Paulo
  • Medium: silk

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