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(VII) Img. ID: 3235 Torah mantle, , Slovakia
Moravia, 1790-1820 edit
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

General Document

2 Name/Title Torah mantle | Unknown
3a Object Torah mantle
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1790-1820
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Slovakia
Czech Republic | Moravia
| ?
8 Community Ashkenazi
9 Collection Israel | Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod
| 5
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Sanctuary Implements
Magen David
Tablets of the Law
Laver and its stand
Shewbread table
Jachin and Boaz
Twisted columns |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 10.6.1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 541-6
19a Scan No.
20 Description 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.
21 Ornamentation
22 Custom
23 Contents
24 Codicology
24a Scribes
24b Script
24c Number of Lines
24d Ruling
24e Pricking
24f Quires
24g Catchwords
24h Hebrew Numeration
24i Blank Leaves

25 Material/Technique
Cotton velvet##Lining,synthetic##Silver thread on cotton## Couching stitchIndustrial bandPurls.
25a Material Structure
25b Material Decoration
25c Material Bonding
25d Material Inscription
25e Material Additions
25f Material Cloth
25g Material Lining
25h Tesserae Arrangement
25i Density
25j Colors
25k Construction Material

26 Measurements
26a Height
26b Length 660mm
26c Width 470mm
26d Depth
26e Circumference
26f Thickness
26g Diameter
26h Weight
26i Axis
26j Panel Measurements
27 Direction/Location
27a Façade (main)
27b Entrances
27c Location of Torah Ark
27d Location of Apse
27e Location of Niche
27f Location of Reader's Desk
27g Location of Platform
27h Temp: Architecture Axis
27i< Arrangement of Seats
27j Location of Women's Section
27k Direction Prayer
27l Direction Toward Jerusalem

28 Coin
28a Coin Series
28b Coin Ruler
28c Coin Year
28d Denomination

29 Signature
30 Colophon
31 Scribal Notes
32 Watermark
33 Hallmark
33a Group
33b Subgroup
33c Hallmark Identification
33d Hallmark Group Classification
33e Hallmark Reference
34 Trade Mark
35 Binding
36 Decoration Program
36 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.
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
Bezalel Mus., 1958
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
see also Kleeblatt & Mann, Treasures, 1986, p.106.
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
033 | 025
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.7745
:MED : Textile

Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter Y.P. 6.1992 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a