OUR MATZAH IS SHOWING
The round shape of this matzah cover reminds us that the shape of matzah changed from the handmade round matzahs, which are expensive and usually you only see on the plates of very observant Jews,  to the more common and convenient square we know today, as technological improvements such as mechanization and came to the Kosher food industry. concerns took over the industry.
Matzah cover. Germany or Hungary, ca. 1898-1902 Cotton velvet, colored mercerized cotton threads, cotton lining Gift of Sylvia A. Herskowitz Collection of YU Museum (1989.203)

OUR MATZAH IS SHOWING

The round shape of this matzah cover reminds us that the shape of matzah changed from the handmade round matzahs, which are expensive and usually you only see on the plates of very observant Jews,  to the more common and convenient square we know today, as technological improvements such as mechanization and came to the Kosher food industry. concerns took over the industry.

Matzah cover. Germany or Hungary, ca. 1898-1902 Cotton velvet, colored mercerized cotton threads, cotton lining Gift of Sylvia A. Herskowitz Collection of YU Museum (1989.203)

OUR MATZAH IS SHOWING
The round shape of this matzah cover reminds us that the shape of matzah changed from the handmade round matzahs, which are expensive and usually you only see on the plates of very observant Jews,  to the more common and convenient square we know today, as technological improvements such as mechanization and came to the Kosher food industry. concerns took over the industry.
Matzah cover. Germany or Hungary, ca. 1898-1902 Cotton velvet, colored mercerized cotton threads, cotton lining Gift of Sylvia A. Herskowitz Collection of YU Museum (1989.203)

OUR MATZAH IS SHOWING

The round shape of this matzah cover reminds us that the shape of matzah changed from the handmade round matzahs, which are expensive and usually you only see on the plates of very observant Jews,  to the more common and convenient square we know today, as technological improvements such as mechanization and came to the Kosher food industry. concerns took over the industry.

Matzah cover. Germany or Hungary, ca. 1898-1902 Cotton velvet, colored mercerized cotton threads, cotton lining Gift of Sylvia A. Herskowitz Collection of YU Museum (1989.203)

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