Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah scroll case
Syria
ca. 1923
Silk velvet on wood; silver sheets, cut and repoussé
Hebrew inscription indicating that the case was dedicated to the Midrash al-Hara synagogue in memory of the bride Hassania, daughter of Gavriel Hacohen, who died in the summer of 1912
H: 38 cm
Purchased through the gift of Yossi Benyaminoff, New York
Accession number: B02.0377 ; 145/060
 
 


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