Inscribed in Hebrew: "In honor of God and His Torah, the work of Signora Rikah wife of…Hayyim son of Yosef Polacco, the Levite…in the year 5423 [=1662/63] a[ccording to the] l[arge counting]."

Source: The Jewish Museum, New York, 2000.


  • Title: Torah Binder
  • Creator: Rikah Polacco
  • Date Created: 1662/63
  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Place Part Of: Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: w2800 x h165 cm
  • Culture: Florence (?) (Italy)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Cora Ginsburg, 1988-21
  • Type: Ceremonial Art-Textile
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#image-research-requests
  • Medium: Linen: embroidered with silk and metallic thread; modern lining

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