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Mrs. Faith Bickerstaff, Chicago, Illinois

Mrs. Faith Bickerstaff, Chicago, Illinois

 
 
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Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: 1-4, lace work by Mrs. Faith Bickerstaff, in frames 3 and 4, the Hebrew words mean, "For the honor of the Sabbath and the Festivals”; 5-7, talis (prayer shawl) by Mrs. Bickerstaff; 8-9, Mrs. Faith Bickerstaff holding the phylacteries bag she made; 10-13, phylacteries bag made by Mrs. Bickerstaff; 14-15, book illustration that shows a table with lace cloth; 16, Mrs. Bickerstaff and Dr. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblet; 17-18, unidentified embroidery; 19-20, a kitel, a male's white linen robe, worn on special days; 21-25, prayer shawl with spanier arbet (Yiddish for "Spanish work” or weaving); 22, Challah covers for the Sabbath; 28-30, embroidery in the pattern of a book; 31-34, lace work, table cloth; 35-36, examples of knitted work

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Date

01/01/1977
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Location

chicago
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Source

Library of Congress
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Public Domain