Daniel M. Swetschinski.
Julie-Marthe Cohen, Stephen Hartog.
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1997. 248 pp., illustrations: 164 col., 1 b&w, 28 × 23 cm. English.
Joods Historisch Museum (18 April–19 October 1997)
The history and significance of the Museum’s textile collection. Introduction presents several Dutch intellectuals’ opinions on the purpose of a Jewish museum. Highlights from this collection presented in five chapters (each with sub-sections), suggesting various angles from which these objects may be viewed: time and objects, religious devotion and artistic objects, the making of the objects, the objects in society, and the objects in history. Detailed descriptive entries. 136 items.
Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 6 pp., 4 col. illus., 21 × 15 cm; Joods Historisch Museum Newspaper, no. 10, April–November 1997, with cover story on the exhibition, 12 pp., 41.5 × 29 cm.
Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica
Orphan Objects. Facets of the Textiles Collection of the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam(173 words)
Cite this page“Orphan Objects. Facets of the Textiles Collection of the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 02 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1436>
First published online: 2019
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