Obj. ID: 1663
Jewish Architecture Great Synagogue in Gura Humorului - Prayer hall - Wall decoration
To the main object: Great Synagogue in Gura Humorului - Prayer hall
The architectural decoration in the form of pilasters and complicated cornice surrounds the walls of the prayer hall. The Symbol of the tribes are placed in a broad band of decorative cornice in the north and the south walls of the prayer hall. The symbols are placed in a landscape and signed. The musical instruments, illustrating Psalm 150, are located on the eastern wall of the prayer hall above the Torah Ark. There are six images of musical instruments which includes quotes from Psalm and placed in rectangular and square frames.
The genre paintings placed on the western wall of the prayer hall on the balcony of the woman's gallery. There are three paintings with illustration to the biblical text and one painting with illustration of the Holy Place.
The Torah Ark, in the form of a simple cabinet, placed on a background of purple curtain, which depicts two lions holding the tables of the covenant. The architectural decoration in the form of pilasters and complicated cornice surrounds the walls of the prayer hall.
For the Symbols of the tribes see:
For the Psalm 150 see: