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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1988
The rectangular violet parokhet is made of cotton velvet. The parokhet is decorated with The^Ark^of^the^Covenant~ It is surmounted by Tables^of^the^Covenant~ and a Torah^Crown~ flanked by winged^lions~. A palm tree stands on both sides of the lions. Ribbons encircle the parokhet. A dedicatory inscription embroidered in outline letters appears at the centre of the parokhet, and reads: נדבת לב##האשה מ' רבקה תי )תחיה(##ש' ת'ר'צ'א' לפק'##לזכרון בעלה ##כ"ה )כבוד הרב( יעקב שטיינער הלוי##ע"ה )עליו השלום( "A generosity##of the woman Mrs. Rebecca, may she live (int.)##the year (5)891=(1931)##in the memory of her husband##the honourable Rabbi (int.) Jacob Stiener Halevi##may he rest in peace (int.)" A matching Kaporet is attached to the parokhet. It bears the inscription: קודש לה' "Dedicated to the Lord"
Name/Title
Torah Ark curtain | Unknown
Object Detail
Settings
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Date
1931
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Unknown (Unknown)
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Material/Technique
Cotton velvet, cotton ##Cardboard cut out, fabric foundation##Silver threads twisted around silk core, cotton threads ##Filling stitch in couching technique ##Industrial ribbons
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134cm.
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Documented by CJA
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
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Ruling
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Façade (main)
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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
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Documenter
| T.A.S. (M.S.) 10.1988
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Language Editor
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