ASL Tour

For Visitors Who Are Deaf


Thursday, November 9, 2017
6 – 7:30 pm
Exhibition Galleries

Visitors in the ASL Community are invited to explore the exhibition Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem through a guided tour led by Alexandria Wailes. Featuring a sumptuous array of over 100 articles of clothing from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, the exhibition offers an exceptional opportunity for American audiences to view many facets of Jewish identity and culture through rarely seen garments.

All Access Programs are free of charge and require advance reservation. Please contact or 212.423.3289 for more information or to register.

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Woman’s outer cloak (‘abaya). Baghdad, Iraq, late 1920s or early 1930s. Silk with gilt metal thread. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Gift of Ayala Dabby, Ramat Gan, from the bequest of and in memory of her aunt Jane Shasha, Baghdad, and her daughter Rosa Dabby, London, B95.1393. Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem by Mauro Magliani