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Embroidered Torah wrapper

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Torah wrapper, used in Jewish Hebrew ritual. Light neutral brown linen with crudely drawn figures, birds, flowers and inscriptions worked with yellow, brown, blue, green and neutral pinkish and lavender silks. A man, woman, a double-headed eagle and the spies returning from the land of Canaan...

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Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

German (Ashkenazi), 1778

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17 x 384 cm (6 11/16 x 151 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts