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Obj. ID: 39465
Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
  MOIJA Incomplete Esther Scroll with Floral Decoration, Italy, 18th century (?)

© Umberto Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art (MOIJA), Photographer: N/A, 2021

The Hebrew text of the Book of Esther is written in square text columns surrounded by repeating foliate and floral ornaments.

The scroll is mounted on a carved wooden handle.

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Name/Title
MOIJA Incomplete Esther Scroll with Floral Decoration | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
18th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Ink and tempera 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: 195x1812 mm.

The roller: 290 mm (height).
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition

The manuscript lacks its opening part until Es. 3:8.

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

Incomplete text of the Book of Esther in Hebrew which starts from Es. 3:8.

Codicology

The scroll is formed of 4 membranes containing a total of 11 columns of 22 (?) lines each.

The text is written in Hebrew square Italian script in black ink on the flesh side of the parchment membranes.

The vertical lines marking the columns are drawn in pencil.

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
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography

No bibliography on the scroll is available.

Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
Dagmara Budzioch | 2021
Author of description
Dagmara Budzioch | 2021
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