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Yarmulke

Yarmulke

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Cap, Skull
Date made
c. 1820-1830
user
Kahan, Benjamin
Physical Description
cloth, cotton (overall material)
metal (overall material)
threaded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 13.5 cm x 22 cm x 20.5 cm; 5 5/16 in x 8 21/32 in x 8 1/16 in
ID Number
CL.391201
catalog number
391201
391201
accession number
192962
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen Kahan Schneider
subject
Judaism
Immigration
Holidays and Celebrations, general
Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur
Passover
Weddings
Death
Family
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Cultural and Community Life: Religion
Religion
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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