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Obj. ID: 2554
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  Parokhet and Kapporet

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Soudack, Ruth, 29.8.1990
The burgundy parokhet is made of velvet .##The parokhet is rectangular and has a matching kaporet . At the center of the parokhet, two rampant lions~ supporting a Torah^Crown~ rise over a wreath of flowers. An inscription appears between the lions and reads: "כ'ת'" "Crown of Torah(int.)"##A dedicatory inscription appears in the middle of the wreath: "לזכר נשמת הח')החסיד? החכם?(##ר' יהושע גוטטמאנן ע'ה##שהלך לעולמו יום ט' לחודש##כסלו שנת תרנו נדבו##זוגתו מרת מרים שתי')שתחיה(##ובניו ובנותיו##שיח')שיחיו(" "In memory of the soul of the righteous (the clever?) (int.)##Rabbi Yehoshua Guttmann, may he rest in peace (int.)##who went to his world on the 9th day ofthe month of##Kislev, the year (5)656 (=1896) dedicated## his wife Mrs. Miriam, may she live a long life (int.) and his sons and daughters##may they live a long life (int.)" The inscription continues beneath the wreath: "שנת ו'י'א'מ'ר' י'ה'ו'ש'ע' אל כ'ל הע'ם לפ"ק" "The year 'And Joshua said to all the nation' (=1978!!) The parokhet is decorated around the central design with scattered flowers,and is edged with a foliate border. The matching kaporet is also decorated with the floral motif, and has a cantilla fringe on its lower, undulating edge. An inscription appears in the center of the kaporet: "זה' הפרכת אשר לפני ה'" "This is the parokhet which is before the Lord" Both the parokhet and kaporet have brass hanging loops.

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Name/Title
Parokhet (Torah Ark curtain) Kapporet (Torah Ark valance) | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
1908
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Ornamentation
Custom
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Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
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