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Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts
   Mikhlal (a dictionary on Mishnah), Afghanistan, 1941

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Radovan, Zev, 1988

Decoration Programme:

1. 5 decorated title full-page (fol 1r,9r,11r,20r, 27v) in colours of red,blue,yellow and black.

2. 18 decorated panels ending and beginning an order (Seder).

Fol.1r: A title page.

A carpet page divided to two horizontal parts. At the upper part's centre a crown which bears the title:

!סדר מועד ## מסכת שקלים ## פרק ראשון בסיעתא ## דשמיא עמ!י עש!ו!

!The order Mo'ed ## Massekhet Shkalim

First chapter with the Lord's help ## My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth! (int. Ps.121:2) The crown is flanked by two semi-circles, at its bottom. At the lower part, an architectural design topped by a gable. At its centre a triangle within an arch, flanked by two horizontal circles in each side. Three different frames at the gable and at the triangle bear texts. Foliage and geometrical patterns are decorating the whole page.

Fol.9r: A title page.

The page is divided into three horizontal parts. At the top of the page the title:

! סדר נשים מסכת יבמות פ!א !

!The order Nashim Massekhet Yevamot first chapter (int.)!

The upper part is decorated with a cartouche which bears a text, flanked by two vases with flowers. At the middle part, a text is framed with a rectangular frame decorated with flowers. The lower part is decorated with a cartouche which bears a text, flanked by two vertical bands. Fol.20r:A full title page.## The page is devided to two horizontal parts,surmuonted by the title: !סדר נזיקין מסכת בבא קמא בס!ד! !The Order Nezikim Massekhet Bava Kamma. With the Lord's help (int.)! The upper part consists of a rectangular panel decorated with chequer pattern surmounted by a floral decoration.A frame with a zig-zag line surrounds the upper part. The lower part consists of a foliage cartuoche bearing a text,set on a floral backround. Fol.11r: A title page.## The page is devided to two horizontal parts. At the top of the page the title: ! סדר נשים מסכת כתובות פ!א ! !The Order Nashim Massekhet Ketubbot first chapter! At the upper part a text within a medalion, decorated with flowers in four corners. At the lower part a cartouche bearing a text. Fol.4r:A rectangular panel set on the bottom of the page consists of three vertical units surmounted by the title: !סדר מועד מסכת ביצה פ!א בס!ד! ! The Order Mo'ed Massekhet Bezah first chpter (int.) With the Lord's help (int.)! At the middle a cartuoche bearing a text, within a square, flanked by two ovals bearing the inscription: !Egges!. Fol.5r: A panel set on the bottom of the page. At the centre a title: !סדר מועד מסכת ## ראש השנה פ!א! !The Order Mo'ed Massekhet Rosh Hashanah first chapter (int.)! The title is mounted over an oval cartuoche bearing a text. A rectangular frame surruonds the panel.consists of two vertical units bearing a horn (Shofar) with the inscription: !Shofar!. The upper and lower units bear a floral decoration.

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