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(VII) Img. ID: 3243 Torah mantle, , Unknown, 1942 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 1942
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Unknown |
8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Israel | Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod
| 12
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Crown of Law (Crown of Torah)
Tablets of the Law
Two birds
Magen David |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 10.6.1992
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 541-8
19a Scan No. 033033
20 Description The green Torah Mantle consists of a cloak and a lining. The rectangular cloth cloak is made of two parts and is attached at the top with two crossed streaps. It opens at the back. The back is decorated,with white,red and blue, from top to bottom: With an inscription in square filled letters which reads: "כי מציון תצא תורה ודבר ה' מירושלים")ישעיה ב:ג, מיכה ד:ב( "For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem".(Is.2:3,Mic.4:2,)## The inscription is mounted over a Torah Crown which is flanked by its initials which reads: ")כ(תר )ת(ורה" "Torah Crown" ## It is mounted over the Tablets of Covenant which are flanked by two Stars of David. Inside the Tablets of Covenant are the first two words of the Tablets. Inside the stars of David there is the word: "ציון" "Zion" ## Beneath the Tablets of Covenant there are two flying birds which holds in their mouth a streap which bears a dedicatory inscription which reads: "שושנה כהן" "Shoshanah Cohen" ## the dedicatory inscription is flanked by two columns,which are decorated with geometrical patern. The dedicatory inscription continues beneath it in filled square letters and reads: "לעילוי נשמת אחים שלה שנת תש"ב" "For the exaltation of her brother's souls year 702(=1942)" ## A zig-zag decoration is placed beneath the inscription. The forward is decorated in yellow,red,white,blue, from top to bottom: Two stars of David beneath them an inscription and beneath the inscription two stars of David. The stars bear at their centre the word which reads: "ציון" "Zion" ## The inscription is placed in an eye shaped format,and reads: "כי מציון תצא תורה ודבר ה' מירושלים ## צהלו ורוני יושבת ציון כי גדול בקרבך ## קדש ישראל ## אם אשכחך ירושלים תשכח ימיני" "For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem (Is.2:3,Mic.4:2)## Cry out and shout,thou inhabitant of Zion for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee.(Is. 12:6)## Consecrate Israel ## If i forget thee,O Jerusalem,let my right hand forget her cunning" The Zigzag decoration continues below on this side aswell. A streap is attached to the borders of the cloth and is decorated in geometrical patern.
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
Cloth: cotton twill ## Lining: cotton taby ##Decoration: Silverthread around linen,thread around cotton threads, chain stitch
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 79cm
26b Length
26c Width 49cm
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
38 Suggested Reconstruction
39 History/Provenance
40 Main Surveys & Excavations
41 Condition
42 Biography
43 Bibliography
43a Short Name
43b Full Name
43c Volume
43d Page

44 Type
45 Temp: Batch Number
033 | 033
46 Temp: Aleph Number
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.7405
:MED : Textile

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