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
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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