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Torah scroll case with a red crown
Egypt
ca. 1919
Wood overlaid with silver sheet, repoussé and cut; silk velvet
Hebrew inscription inside the case notes that it was donated by Isaac Shvila(?) Hacohen in memory of his children, Salim and Marco, and the year of the donation
H: 93; W: 29 cm
Gift from the estate of Yitzhak Yedid, Ramat Gan, in his memory
Accession number: B97.0480 ; 145/050


From the Israel Museum publications:
Sarfati, Rachel, "The Yedid Bequest: An Unusual Judaica Collection Finds Its Way to the Israel Museum", The Israel Museum Journal, XVIII, 1999

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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