The Hebrew inscription reads: "Splendid cover for the repose of the consecrated (?) officer and overseeer Mas'ud A'krish, may he rest in Eden, son of Joseph, may he rest in Eden. May his soul be bound up in the bond of everlasting life."


  • Title: Torah Mantle
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 1900-20
  • Location: Morocco, Africa
  • Physical Dimensions: 31 × 11 in. (78.7 × 27.9 cm)
  • Type: Ceremonial Art
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silk velvet: embroidered with metallic thread; metallic fringe; cotton

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