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Obj. ID: 3443
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Torah Ark curtain

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1997

The rectangular red Torah ark curtain is adorned with a central dedicatory inscription, embroidered in square filled letters, and reads:

"למנוחת/ המנוח רצ"ו (רודף צדקה וחסד; משלי כא:כא) הר' (הרב) רפאל נחום ת.נ.צ.ב.ה (תהא נשמתו צרורה בצרור החיים)/ טראבלס גרב (ג'רבה)/ יע"א (יכוננה עליון אמן)."

"(Dedicated) for the repose of the late Raphael Nahum 'he that followeth after righteousness and mercy' (Prov. 21:21), may his soul be bound in the bond of life. (Donated to the) Trabels(iya) (Synagogue in) Djerba, may the Sublime establish it, amen."

A fringed strip is attached to its bottom edge.  

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Object Detail
Date
20th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Southern Tunisian| Southern Tunisia and Libya
Period Detail
Collection
Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
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
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
Sharon Weiser | 07.97
Author of description
Efrat Assaf-Shapira; Ariella Amar | 02.03; 03.11
Architectural Drawings
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Computer Reconstruction
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Section Head
Ariella Amar | 02.03; 03.11
Language Editor
Dvora Sax | 07.11
Donor
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Negative/Photo. No.