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Torah Cover

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Embroidered velvet
  • Place Made: Eastern
  • DATES 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 22 1/2 x 15 in. (57.2 x 38.1 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Torah Cover, green velvet, machine embroidery, on center star of David topped by crown, underneath symmetrical floral decoration, on bottom Hebrew inscription reads: "for the memory of Rabbi Moses, son of Nathan Neta" [See catalogue sheet in Decorative Arts departmental files for Hebrew inscription]. Condition: Good, lining missing
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Jewish. Torah Cover, 20th century. Embroidered velvet, 22 1/2 x 15 in. (57.2 x 38.1 cm). Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.16_PS1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, L50.26.16_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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