The only decoration in the scroll is painted on its opening section. This is a decorative cartouche enclosing an unidentified coat of arms.
The scroll is mounted on a wooden carved roller.
The roller: 618 mm (height)
The right edge of the first membrane is damaged.
The roller lacks its lower finial.
The Book of Esther in Hebrew
The scroll is formed of 8 membranes, containing in total 20 columns of 21 (?) lines each.
The text is written in Hebrew square Italian script in black ink on the flesh side of the parchment membranes.
The text opens with an enlarged and bolded word ויהי.
The letter ח (Es. 1:6) is enlarged and bolded; it is formed of two elements joined with a roof.
The membranes in the scroll are stitched together.
No bibliography on the scroll is available.