Italian Torah Ornaments

Unknown1655 - 1800

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

Mantle: Rome, Italy, ca. 1655

Crown: Venice, Italy, ca. 1856

Finials: Venice, Italy, 18th century

Shield : Rome, Italy, mid-18th century

Pointer : Italy, 19th century

Gift of Jakob Michael, New York, in memory of his wife, Erna Sondheimer Michael

Gift of the Jewish Community of Padua

Gift of the Jewish Community of Rome Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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  • Title: Italian Torah Ornaments
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1655 - 1800
  • Location Created: Italy
  • Type: Torah ornaments
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Mantle: Silk, gilt silver-thread embroidery Crown: Silver, repoussé, engraved, and cast Finials: Silver, repoussé, engraved, cast, and partly gilt Shield : Silver, repoussé and gilt Pointer : Gold, repoussé, punched, and engraved
  • Curator: Coen-Uzzieli, Tania