Warp and Weft – Women as Custodians of Jewish Heritage in Italy

  • textiles & clothing
  • social history
  • decorative arts

In this exhibition, the role of the Italian Jewish woman is explored in all its shades and textures, represented in the unique and precious textile collection of the Umberto Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art. The exhibition acquaints us with the names of a number of Italian Jewish women who sought to leave a lasting mark of their devotion, love, and labor, and whose voice found its best expression through fabrics and textiles.