The Chuppah Quilt

Shields, Linda
February 2006
Quilter's World;Feb2006, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p16
The article relates the author's experience in restoring a quilt that will be used as a chuppah, the cloth canopy that the bride and groom stand under in a traditional Jewish wedding. The conditions of the quilt which was stitched in the 1940s are described. An overview of the design of the quilt is presented. It describes the satisfaction felt by the author in re-stitching and restoring the quilt.


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