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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1988

The purple parokhet is made of velvet.

The parokhet is rectangular and composed of a Torah ark curtain and a kaporet. A dedicatory inscription appears at center in a curtain-like frame. Two cylindrical columns with spiralling bands, rising over rectangular pedestals. The capitals are surmounted by rampant loins~ supportig a Torah crown.

An inscription appears under the Torah crown. כ"ת "Crown of Torah"(int.) The parokhet is covered by stars. The dedicatory inscription is embroidered in outline letters and reads: נעשה מנדבות לב##אנשי ישורן##בני חברה בהכנ דפה##בודאפעסט##פראנצשטאדט##בשנת תרסט לפק "This was made of generosity donations##of Jeshurun (=Israel) peopele##of the society of the synagogue, here##in Budapest##Franzstadt (Ferencváros) ##in the year (5)669=(1909)" The matching kaporet is decorated with stars and bears an inscription: קדש לה " Dedicated to the Lord"

Object Detail
Settings
Unknown
Date
1909
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
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Community type
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Site
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School/Style
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Period
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Period Detail
Collection
Hungary | Budapest | Sc_417
| 3 (22)
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Silk velvet, cotton ##Silver thread twisted around silk core##Filling stitch in couching technique## Industrial ribbons
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
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Construction material
Measurements
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Length
Width
103cm.
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
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Weight
Axis
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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
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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
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
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Full Name
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Documenter
| M.S. 10.1988
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Language Editor
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Negative/Photo. No.