Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Shalom

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Shalom
Flourished end of 1st century A.D.

Ima Shalom, "Mother of Peace," was a scholar of the Torah, the central text of Judaism. She is one of the few women quoted and mentioned by name in the Talmud, the record of Jewish law and customs.

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