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Jewish Ceremonial Embroidery

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This work examines the various types of Jewish ceremonial embroidery, tracing the origins of embroidered work and the customs that have grown up around it. Symbolism, and the symbolic use of colour are discussed, as well as the differing folk traditions that produced the contrasting styles of embroidery for the home and the Synagogue.;Practical and thorough advice is given on the factors - architectural, stylistic and religious - that should be taken into consideration before ceremonial work is undertaken.;The author goes on to examine particular items of embroidery in detail, including the chuppah. Ark curtains, desk covers, Torah bindings and mantles and a variety of personal and domestic articles. New styles and the part each work plays in ceremony are discussed, providing readers with a solid foundation of knowledge for creating their own designs.

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Author(s):
Salomon, Kathryn
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1988
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0713452684
ISBN-13:
9780713452686
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Batsford

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This work examines the various types of Jewish ceremonial embroidery, tracing the origins of embroidered work and the customs that have grown up around it. Symbolism, and the symbolic use of colour are discussed, as well as the differing folk traditions that produced the contrasting styles of embroidery for the home and the Synagogue.;Practical and thorough advice is given on the factors - architectural, stylistic and religious - that should be taken into consideration before ceremonial work is undertaken.;The author goes on to examine particular items of embroidery in detail, including the chuppah. Ark curtains, desk covers, Torah bindings and mantles and a variety of personal and domestic articles. New styles and the part each work plays in ceremony are discussed, providing readers with a solid foundation of knowledge for creating their own designs.

Author(s):
Salomon, Kathryn
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1988
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0713452684
ISBN-13:
9780713452686
Number of pages:
168
Publisher:
Batsford

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