Vol. I, fol. 45v: The initial word המלך (The King), opening the prayer for the morning service for the Day of Atonement, is written in red display letters within a rectangular green panel at the top of the page. The letters enclose twisted acanthus leaves, dragons and grotesque masks in graduated red colour with white highlights. The stems of the letters are decorated with a bell-like flower.
The green background is decorated with acanthus leaves outlined in darker green. The frame is blue with white scrolls.
The blue colour of the frame overlaps the flag of the letter lamed (ל) in the first text line.
83 x 178 mm.
Height of the panel c.4 text lines