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Obj. ID: 27373  IM Esther Scroll with Illustrations and Floral Decoration, Corfu, 1708

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IM Esther Scroll with Illustrations and Floral Decoration | Unknown
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Date
1708, February 25th (5468, Adar 4th)
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Collection
Israel | Jerusalem | Israel Museum (IM)
| MS 182/129 (B76.0234)
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Ink and paints on parchment + wood
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The scroll: 265 mm (height).
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Description

The Hebrew text of the Book of Esther is inscribed within the rectangular text panels. They are surrounded by floral decoration (they fill the upper margins and spaces between the panels) and illustrations chronicling the Esther story narrative (they totally fill the lower margins).

The scroll is mounted on a wooden turned roller.

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Contents

The Book of Esther in Hebrew

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Façade (main)
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Location of Women's Section
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Direction Toward Jerusalem
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Colophon

כתבתי מגילה זאת לכבוד הגביר הנעלה כמ"ר אליה בן המשכיל הנעלה כמר יעקב אזני יצ"ו פה קורפו; היום יום ד' ח' אדר שנת אלף וארבע מאות ושישים ושמונה לפ"ק

"I wrote this scroll in honor of the noble rabbi and learned Elia son of learned and noble rav Yaakov Azani of the blessed memory here, in Corfu. Today is Wednesday, the 8th of Adar of the year one thousand four hundred and sixty-eight".

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מתנת פרלה ארז'ובל, פריס, לזכר אחיה חיים ביסטרי בן יהושע

Gift of Perla Arzubel in memory of her brother Chayim...

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