Blue and Yellow Silk Chuppah

For those of you who may not be familiar with Jewish weddings, a chuppah (pronounced "hoopah") is a canopy that is held over a couple as they are getting married. Often the chuppah is handed down through the family; sometimes the couple have it made into a quilt after the wedding.

This chuppah is made of blue and yellow silk dupioni in a Star of David design. The silk shimmers when light falls across it; the blue is cross-woven with red so subtle highlights of red and purple show up in it as well. It is not quilted, but is backed with a soft blue wool. The edge is a rich blue brocade and the corners have blue ribbons to tie the chuppah to poles.

Size: 53" x 58"

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