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Burton M. Blechman Collection of Yemenite and Palestinian Judaic Silver Craft and Books

Identifier: RG 1553
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of jewelry and ornamental objects made by Yemenite Jews in the late 19th century and no later than World War I and numbers 130 items. The second part of the collection consists of 509 silver craft objects made in Mandatory Palestine by Yemenite Jewish immigrants. There are also a number of pieces made by non-Jewish craftpersons. Accompanying the craftwork is a collection of literature comprising 189 items which provides background and research information on the craftwork.

Dates: late 19th century-1948