The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
   Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery  
Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery
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A centralized space for temporary exhibitions is located at the heart of the renewed Museum, adjacent to the entrances to the Wings for Archaeology, Jewish Art and Life, and the Fine Arts. Comprising 10,000 sq. ft. (930 sq. m.) of net area, the Wexner Gallery divides naturally into three equally scaled spaces and can host up to three exhibitions concurrently.

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Dress Codes: Revealing the Jewish Wardrobe
March 11, 2014-December 27, 2014
Curator: Efrat Asaf Shapira

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From India to Tunis, New York to Baghdad: dresses, suits, wedding outfits, undergarments, hats, and children’s clothing. A spectacular range of 19th century Jewish garments from around the world, offering a multi-cultural view of dress, its significance, and its influences on the styles of today.




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