Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Prayer shawl (tallit) and phylacteries (tefillin) case for Bar Mitzvah
Algiers, Algeria
Before 1939
Silversmith: Salomon Slama
Silver, partly gilt, repoussé, and punched
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Shadai" and "Maklouf Slama" [on front] French inscription recording the Bar Mitzvah of Norbert Maklouf, son of Salomon Slama in Algiers on 27 July 1939 [on back]
L: 29.5; W: 22.4; Th: 5.8 cm
Gift of Norbert Maklouf Slama, Lattes, France, in memory of his father, Salomon (Mitto) Slama
Accession number: B06.2816 ; 157/244

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