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The fourth and fifth columns of text (sheet no. 2) are surrounded by repeating floral ornaments.

Name/Title
IM Incomplete Esther Scroll with Floral Ornament | Unknown
Object Detail
text panels 4 and 5
Settings
Unknown
Date
18th/19th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Unknown |
Congregation
Unknown
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Ink and paints on parchment + wood
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
The scroll: ca. 105 x ca. 2135 mm.
The length of the membranes in the scroll: 1) ca. 300 mm, 2) 230 mm, 3) 645 mm, 4) ca. 630 mm, 5) 330 mm.
Dimensions of the selected details in the scroll:
- upper and lower margins and spaces between the panels: ca. 10 mm (height);
- a text panel (inside): 83x100 mm;
- an average letter: 3 mm (height);
- spaces between the lines: 2 mm.

The roller: ca. 260 mm (height).
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition

The manuscript is incomplete.

The first membrane is seriously damaged - it is torn in several places and two small fragments are missing. Some damages on the last membrane can be seen too.

The first and the second sheets are loosely stitched.

In some places, ink and paints flaked off.

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

The Book of Esther in Hebrew

Codicology

The scroll is formed of 5 sheets containing 19 columns of the text with 16 lines each, except for col. 15 which includes 11 lines divided into two half-columns.

The number of columns per sheet: no. 1 - 3, no. 2 - 2, nos. 3 and 4 - 6, no. 5 - 2.

The text is written in Hebrew square Oriental script in black ink on the flesh side of parchment sheets that are very stiff and seem to be dry and brittle. They are rather bright but the membranes feature different shades. The side of the text and decorations is brighter than the blank one which is rather brown.

In the first column only, tagin are added to the letters.

The letter ת (Es. 9:29) is enlarged. Enlarged and diminished letters are included in col. 15.

There are some erasures and corrections in the text.

The ruling - horizontal and vertical lines - is made with a stylus and is well visible on the blank side of the membranes.

The pricking is invisible.

The sheets in the scroll are stitched together. 

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

None

Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks

The final part of the manuscript (ca. 100 mm wide) is blank.

Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography

Isaiah Shachar, Jewish Tradition in Art. The Feuchwanger Collection of Judaica, Jerusalem 1981, object 414, p. 156.

Short Name
Full Name
Volume
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Type
Documenter
Dagmara Budzioch | 2021
Researcher
Dagmara Budzioch | 2021
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Negative/Photo. No.
M002880