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© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 11.06.1992

The white Torah^scroll^binder is a long narrow cloth composed of four pieces. The cloth bears an inscription and painted illustrations in beige. The inscription is written in zoomorphic letters: some of them are filled with lili, star, duck, cup, snail torah and geometrical patterns and it reads:

"דוד בן הר"ר)הרב רבי(רפאל שליט)שיחיה לאורך ימים טובים(נולד במ"ט )מזל טוב( יום שק' )שבת קודש( ך"ו אלול תקיד)4571( 415)5( לפק ה' יגדלו לתורה ולחופה ולמעשים טובים אמ]ן["

David son of rabbi Rafael may he live many good days,amen born in good luck on holy Sabbath 26 of Elul (5)514(1754) in order of may God raise him to torah, Hupah and good deeds amen.

Between the words "Hupah" and "Good deeds" are depicted the bride and the groom surmounted by the inscription: "הרי את מקודשת" may you be bethrothed The Hupah is surmounted by the inscription "Mazal tov" Under the word "Elul" appears the inscription "Mazal Betula" and between the two words a depiction of a woman. The words "to torah" are in small letters and they appear within a depiction of a torah scroll which bears the inscription: "עץ חיים היא" She is a tree of life The letters are stylized and decorated by several patterns like:a giraffe, a fish, torah crowns, a star, a feather and a circular shape.

Object Detail
Field documentation
Date
1754
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Origin
Germany
| Bayern (?)
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0
Ornamentation
Custom
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Direction/Location
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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
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Signature
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Negative/Photo. No.
S107925