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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 11.2.1992

The illustration of Vash'ti's women feast (Esther 1:9), is below the text and does not illustrate it. The text, Esther 1:19- 2:14, is surrounded by a picture frame from the other three sides (see Ma. 1052.4.1). At the center of the bottom illustration Vashti is sitting cross legged on a throne, wearing a green tight dress and golden jewels. She is holding a cup in her right, raised hand and a small fan in her left hand, beside her legs. A monkey is sitting at her right. Two women are seated down her throne, holding cups and drinking. On the right and the left foreground a maid is serving drinks on a tray. On Vash'ti's sides, two women are raising cups. At the foreground other two women are holding cups and drinking, and at the left a women is playing a harp. The frame that surrounds the text depicts couples of deer in a flourishing meadow. The lower right couple of deer are down a stream. At the upstream are a rock and a tree in a meadow. Above the text seven deer are surrounding two fruit trees. On the lower left a couple of deer are depicted similarly to the right couple, under a fruit tree and cypresses.

Name/Title
Illustration 1:9 | Unknown
Object Detail
Book of Esther, 1:9
Date
1947
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Historical Origin
Unknown
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School/Style
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Collection
Material/Technique
Printed book
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Tesserae Arrangement
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Height
16.1 cm
Length
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19.8 cm
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Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
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Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
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Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
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0–  Coordinates: 0.000000, 0.000000
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
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Pricking
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Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
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Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Signature
In the picture lower right, Z. Raban in Hebrew block letters. Outside the picture, printed in the lower right, Z. Raban in Latin block letters.
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Volume
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Type
Colour reproduction
Documenter
| N.S.D. & D.P. 5.1993
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconsdivuction
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Language Editor
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Negative/Photo. No.