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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 05.1992

Fourth illustration. The picture illustrates the book of Ruth 2:5. It represents Ruth kneeling, picking spikes at the foreground. Ruth, wearing a green robe, is holding the spikes with her left arm and cutting others with the right one. Behind her, black-bearded Boaz is seated on his donkey , wearing a gray-orange robe and a green head cover, while talking to his servant. Boaz gestures with wonder: "who is this girl?" The black-bearded servant, standing beside Boaz with a dog is seen from the back, wearing a green robe and a kaffia. Reapers are seen at the background, reaping in the fields. The city of Beth-Lehem is seen at the far background. The text is written in Hebrew block, blue letters on a green background, below the illustration. "ויאמר בועז לנערו הניצב על הקוצרים למי הנערה הזאת" "Then said Boaz unto his servant that was over the reapers, whose damsel is this?" Below the verse a brown prey bird is depicted on the left and a green peacock on the right on a vegetal background. the illustration is framed by birds and spikes intermittently at the top and the sides of the picture.

Name/Title
Ruth and Boaz | Unknown
Object
Object Detail
Book of Ruth, 5
Date
1950?
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
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Congregation
Unknown
Location
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Site
Unknown
School/Style
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Period
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Printed book
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
15.1 cm
Length
Width
10.8 cm
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Subject
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
Significance Rating
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
Printed signature. Outside the illustration: Lower left, Z. Raban in Latin block letters. Lower right, Jerusalem in Latin block letters. In the illustration: Lower right, Z. Raban in Hebrew block letters.
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Coloured mounted reproduction
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Reproduction
Documenter
| N.S.D. & D.P. 4-5.1993
Researcher
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Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
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Language Editor
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Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.