A Silk Talit Purple Waves - 3 Pc Set

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Tallit Size Chart

This Chart will assist you in choosing a Tallit size. These are only recommendations based on our experience. There is no specific rule. 

SHAWL STYLE (around the neck and down front chest)

Talit Size (Width x Length) Approx. Height/Type of Person
10 x 45" 3 Ft. - Little Child
18 x 64" 5 Ft. - Bar/Bat Mitzvah
18 x 72" 5 Ft. 6 In. - Tall Bar/Bar Mitzvah
22 x 72" Under 6 Ft. - Regular Size Adult
27 x 72" Under 6 Ft. - Large Size Adult
36 x 72" Under 6 Ft. - X-Large Size Adult
22 x 81" 6 Ft. and Taller - Slim Frame
27 x 81" 6 Ft. and Taller - Large Frame


TRADITIONAL STYLE 
(Flipped over shoulders & draped down the back)

Talit Size (Width x Length) Approx. Height/Type of Person
36 x 72" Under 5 Ft. - Bar/Bat Mitzvah
48 x 72" Tall Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Small Adult
52 x 72"
60 x 80" Large Adult and Chupah Size
72 X 84" X-Large Adult and Chupah Size
The tallit is a prayer shawl worn during morning services. Although only married men have to wear the tallit, it is customary for men over the age of Bar Mitzvah to wear them.  The tallit may be laid over the marriage canopy or be used as a burial shroud. Before putting on the tallit a prayer is said: "Blessed are You, O Eternal our God, Ruler of the universe, Who has sanctified us with your commandments, and commanded us to wrap ourselves in the fringed garment." The tallit is worn by most on the shoulders, while very religious Jews may wear it on their head. The tallit can be made of wool, cotton, or silk and is knotted on its four corners in accordance with the Biblical law.
Purple Waves. This Tallit is made of pure silk Cr??pe de Chine. This soft, flowing material is reflected in the undulating design of the Tallit. The vibrant color purple and the soft waves of the design arouse associations of a darkening sky over the sea and the beauty of the lilies that grow on the coast of the Galilee. An outstanding Tallit hand-painted by the artists of Galilee Silks.
The Atara, the neckpiece of the Tallit, is printed with the Bracha.




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