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Morocco: Jews and Art in a Muslim Land

September 24, 2000 - February 11, 2001

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Photo of Esther Play for Purim
Tangier, 1914
Copy Photograph
Collection of Mrs. Sonia Azagury


Charles-Émile Vernet-Lecomte (Paris, 1821 - Paris, 1900)
Femme Juive de Tanger
Paris, 1868
Oil on canvas
Private Collection


Pair of Fibulae (tizerzai)
Ait Baha, Chtouka people, western Anti-Atlas Mountains, late 19th - early 20th century
Silver: cast and engraved
The Jewish Museum, New York, Purchased with funds given by the Judaica Acquisitions Fund, 1999-60 a,b


Wedding Contract with Hamsa
Larache, 18 February 1891
Watercolor and ink on paper
Collection of Rabbi and Mrs. M. Mitchell Serels


Grand Costume (keswa el-kbîra)
Rabat, late 19th century
Skirt: silk velvet with gold metallic ribbon and passmenterie; lining: polished cotton; bodice: silk velvet with gilt metallic embroidery, leather; sleeves: transparent silk chiffon with gold brocade

The Jewish Museum, New York, Purchased with funds given by the Judaica Acquisitions Fund, 1993-195 a-e


Hanukkah Lamp
Meknes, early 20th century
Silver: openwork and engraved
The Jewish Museum, New York, Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman, F 5606



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