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(VII) Img. ID: 5247 Torah mantle, , Hungary, 1932 edit  
Category: Sacred and Ritual Objects

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2 Name/Title Torah mantle | Unknown
3a Object Torah mantle
Memorial to Jewish soldiers of WWI
3b Object Detail
4a Artist/ Maker Unknown (Unknown)
5 Date 1932
5a Activity Dates
5b Reconstruction Dates
6 Period Unknown
6a Period Detail
7 Origin Hungary
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8 Community Unknown |
9 Collection Hungary | Budapest | Sc_411
| 19
9a Documentation / Research project Unknown
10 Location Unknown|
11 Site Unknown
12 School/Style Unknown|
13 Iconographical Subject Ark of the Covenant
Tablets of the Law
Crown
Two lions
Heraldic composition
Beast, winged
Palm tree |
14 Category
17 Photographer Radovan, Zev
18 Photograph Date 1988
19 Negative/ Photo. No. 318:10
19a Scan No.
20 Description

The Torah mantle is made of violet velvet.

The rectangular cloth cloak is made of two parts and is attached at the upper border, leaving two openings for Torah scroll rods. It opens in its lower part on both sides. The front side of the cloth bears a dedicatory inscription embroidered in outline letters and reads:

כ'  ת' [כתר תורה] / לכבוד יום חנכת / בית התפלה / שנבנה לזכרון / אנשי חיל / אשר נפלו במלחמה / נדבת / ה"ח [החבר] ר' דוב ני' [נרו יאיר]  / ו"ז [וזוגתו] קרינדל תי' [תחיה] / תרצב / לפ"ק

"Crown of Torah / in honour of the day of inauguration / of the prayer house / built in memory of / military men / who were killed in a war /a donation of / the scholar R. Dov, may his light shine / and his wife Kreindl, may she live / (5)692 [=1932]" 

The back side (Aleph no. 3890) bears a dedicatory inscription in Hungarian and an embroidered decoration of the Ark of the Covenant topped by two winged lions supporting the Tablets of the Law. The lions are flanked by palm trees. The inscription starts at the top of the cloth and continues below the description. It is embroidered in outline letters and reads:

Hőseink / emlékének / 1914 – 1918 / kegyelettel / felajánlotta / Holitscher / Bernát / és neje / Neufeld / Cornélia

"In memory of our heroes. 1914-1918. Donated in piety by Bernát Holitscher and his wife Cornélia Neufeld."

 
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
Silk velvet, satin, brokade ##Cardboard cut out##Gilded silver thread twisted around silk core##Filling stitch in couching technique##Industrial ribbon, glass beads
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 835
26c Width 452
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
050076
45 Temp: Batch Number
050 | 076
46 Temp: Aleph Number
0003072
47 Temp: Sys. Number / Doc. Name
5247
48 Temp: Addenda
:NO : Sc.1989.1020;1/2
:MED : Textile
:TYP : OR
:LN : ENG

Registrar
Function: Name: Date:
49 Documenter T.A.S. (M.S.) 10.1988 49a
50 Researcher 50a
51 Architectural Drawings 51a
52 Computer Reconstruction 52a
53 Section Head 53a
54 Editor 54a
55 Donor 55a