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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 10.6.1992
The rectangular Torah^mantle consists of a cloak and a lining. The bordeaux cloth is decorated at its centre with the Tablets^of^covenant inscribed with the opening words of the Decalogue on a blue background.The Tablets are flanked by two enlonghted pillars decorated with stems and grapes topped by a crown. The bottom part is decorated with a star. Underneath the Tablets there is a depiction of the show bread table and beside it a basin.The cenral lower part is decorated with a seven branched Menorah.
Name/Title
Torah mantle | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
1790-1820
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Cotton velvet##Lining,synthetic##Silver thread on cotton## Couching stitchIndustrial bandPurls.
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
470mm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
The Torah^mantle underwent restoration in 1978 by Anat Michaeli from Jerusalem.The mantle's decorations were removed and placed in a rectangular piece of cloth.
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Bezalel Mus., 1958
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
see also Kleeblatt & Mann, Treasures, 1986, p.106.
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Full Name
Volume
Page
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Documenter
| Y.P. 6.1992
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Negative/Photo. No.