An Eastern European coronet for a sterntikhl, 19th century
natural pearls, gold and silk thread embroidered on velvet, in leather case
height 3 in.; length 7 1/8 in.
17.6 cm; 8 cm
Michael and Judy Steinhardt Collection, sold, Sotheby’s New York, 29 April, 2013, lot 225
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, A World Apart Next Door: Glimpses into the Life of Hassidic Jews, June-December 2012, illustrated pp. 142-143
Esther Juhasz, ed., The Jewish Wardrobe: From the Collection of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2012, similar examples illustrated pp. 116-117 and 324