Hadassah-Brandeis Institute

Online Exhibition

frontal view of a turquoise and red floral headpiece sits on a wooden pedestal.The fabric has photographic images of men superimposed on it. the headpiece has a golden snake at the top.

"Taskmaster Fez: Avadim (we were slaves), The Story of Joe," (detail)

right side view of a turquoise and red floral headpiece sits on a wooden pedestal. The fabric has photographic images of men superimposed on it. the headpiece has a golden snake on the top.

"Taskmaster Fez: Avadim (we were slaves), The Story of Joe," (detail)

full view of entire piece featuring a turquoise and the red floral headpiece, pedestal, and the top of the pedestal. The fabric has photographic images of men superimposed on it. the headpiece has a golden snake on the top.

"Taskmaster Fez: Avadim (we were slaves), The Story of Joe"

wall piece with patterned silk and slippers mounted in the middle. the outer most area is green silk with a floral pattern, then inside is a rose pink cord around it. the center background is a golden floral pattern, in the center behind the slipper is a vertical green and rose gold thick stripe pattern decoration. two photographic images young girls are cut in circular shape decorate each of the four corners of the golden floral background. the outside of the slipper has a green background with rose pink floral embroidery. inside of the slipper is rose pink background with two photographic image of two women in rose pink dresses.

"Useless Females: Don't Stand There Like a Bloody Momo from Words of My Father"

front overview of a turquoise head piece sit on a wooden pedestal. the headpiece has women's faces superimposed on it. There are golden geometric decorations attached on the bottom of the turquoise headpiece. A turquoise braid hair cascades from the top.

"F-Ezra: Made a Woman," (detail)

back view of a torquoise head piece sitting on a pedestal. the headpiece has women's faces superimposed on it. golden geometric decorations attached on the bottom of the turquise headpiece. Turquoise braided hair cascades from the top.

"F-Ezra: Made a Woman," (detail)

front view of a torquoise head piece sittinh on a wooden pedestal. the headpiece has women's faces superimposed on it. golden geometric decorations attached on the bottom of the turquise headpiece. Turquoise braided hair cascades from the top.

"F-Ezra: Made a Woman"

small red and gold tapestry with an image of the boy in the center. the tapestry is embellished with cords and tassles.

"Magic Carpet Ride: Little Maharajah"

close up of white marriage turban piece with blue stripes on the fabric. A brocaded band is near the bottom of the fez cap

"Turban Marriage Fez: To Have and to Hold," (detail)

close up of white marriage turban piece train area that has blue images of children and one woman around the bottom edge of the skirt. French lace is draped over the bottom layer of the garment.

"Turban Marriage Fez: To Have and to Hold," (detail)

white marriage turban with blue pattern decoration on a pedestal. the long turban draped on to the floor.  photographic image of faces in blue decorated on the bottom of the marriage turban. and outside of the inner layer with the blue pattern is a white lace layer with slightly shorter length. the head part has blue stripe decorations.

"Turban Marriage Fez: To Have and to Hold"

small turquoise tapestry with images of three women superimposed on the main area. the tapestry is embellished with cords and tassles.

"Magic Carpet Ride"

front view of a violet head piece sits on a pedestal. the head piece has two parts, they are attached on the side. the top part has emboridery decorated trhought out, silver decorations on the top, and photographic image of a gril superimposed on the top. the bottom part has silver deorations on the bottom and photographic image of a women and two children supermiposed in the middle

"Sister Fez: Smear Tactics," (detail)

front view of a violet head piece sits on a pedestal. the head piece has two parts, they are attached on the side. the top part has embroidery decorated throughout out, silver decorations on the top, and photographic image of a girl superimposed on the top. the bottom part has silver decorations on the bottom and photographic image of a women and two children superimposed in the middle

"Sister Fez: Smear Tactics," (detail)

top view of Sister Fez piece. photographic images of girls are shown in pie shaped sections on the top of the round fez cap, separated by decorative cord

"Sister Fez: Smear Tactics," (detail)

front view of a violet head piece sits on a pedestal. the head piece has two parts, they are attached on the side. the top part has embroidery decorated throughout out, silver decorations on the top, and photographic image of a girl superimposed on the top. the bottom part has silver decorations on the bottom and photographic image of a women and two children superimposed in the middle

"Sister Fez: Smear Tactics"

ornate wooden frame with interior circular cutouts containing blue photographic images of women

"Evil Eye, Marriage Curse (I don't, I do)"

front view of sculpture on a wooden pedestal. two legs below the knees are topped with a decorated red fez cap. the legs are covered in a yellow ornate fabric, and the shoes are pointed and covered in a multicolored silky material

"Useless Females: Don't Stand There Like a Decoration from Words of My Father"

close up view of red fez cap in the sculpture shows two young girls in the center. the surface of the cap is covered with jewels

"Useless Females: Don't Stand There Like a Decoration from Words of My Father," (detail)

view of the sculpture showing the pointed shoes and yellow legs on top of a gold engraved tray

"Useless Females: Don't Stand There Like a Decoration from Words of My Father," (detail)

front view of a headpiece on a pedestal. photographic image of a man with background of a hall in red and white superimposed on the body of the headpiece. the top and bottom are in golden floral embroidery. on the top is a blue and white braided rope attached.

“Red Fez: Boy, Woman, Byculla, Bombay," (detail)

front view of a headpiece on a pedestal. photographic image of a man with background of a hall in red and white superimposed on the body of the headpiece. the top and bottom are in golden floral embroidery. on the top is a blue and white braided rope attached.

“Red Fez: Boy, Woman, Byculla, Bombay," (detail)

front view of a headpiece on a pedestal. photographic image of a man with background of a hall in red and white superimposed on the body of the headpiece. the top and bottom are in golden floral emboridery. on the top is a blue and white braided rope attached.

“Red Fez: Boy, Woman, Byculla, Bombay," (detail)

close up view of red fez cap with hassle and gold Star of David

“Red Fez: Boy, Woman, Byculla, Bombay," (detail)

front view of a headpiece on a pedestal. photographic image of a man with background of a hall in red and white superimposed on the body of the headpiece. the top and bottom are in golden floral embroidery. on the top is a blue and white braided rope attached.

“Red Fez: Boy, Woman, Byculla, Bombay"