Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A Fifteenth-century Spanish Carpet

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In the hundred years that led up to expulsion in 1492, hundreds of thousands of Spanish Jews converted publically - but not privately - to Christianity. They left some clues to their compelling and dangerous secret lives, revealed through personal artifacts. This book examines one such artifact - the brilliant 15th-century Vizcaya carpet that has bedazzled experts and visitors alike. It becomes clear through this original study of the private lives of the noble family who commissioned the carpet, as well as the weavers who ...

Jewish Symbols and Secrets: A Fifteenth-century Spanish Carpet 2012, Vallentine Mitchell & Co Ltd, Ilford

ISBN-13: 9780853038344

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