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Unformatted text preview: rug to pray on whereas the Jewish community used it as a Torah Curtain. The prayer rugs have been around since the 11 th century and only in the 14 th century did laws regarding its placement in holy places seem to catch on. Comment: The floral design seems to be dominant trait that traces back through Jewish roots in sacred art and religious context. Still however it is not a concept originated by the Jewish community. It seems that the Jewish religion concerning art seems to have a problem with identity and places a large emphasis on the more dominant religion as an influence. Question: Weve dealt a lot with pious Jewish art. What kind of art was there in during these times by Jewish art that was not so directly related to their religion? Is there any? Or can that only happen in contemporary art?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course COMP LIT 375 taught by Professor Bojanowska during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11