Cloth to place over the bread for the Sabbath Blessing

Unknown European, European



Embroidery, satin, gilt fringe

Overall: 22 7/16 × 16 15/16 in. (57 × 43 cm)

Overall: 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Europe


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Not on view


Hebrew inscription: "And it was evening and morning on the sixth day the heavens and the earth were finished and all their hosts." (introduction to the sabbath blessing of wine)


Edwin Jan Van Etten (1884-1956), Lyme, New Hampshire; to Jesse Keller Fenno (1894-1963, Class of 1916), Lyme, New Hampshire; purchased by present collection, 1958.

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