Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Torah scroll case and ornaments
Afghanistan
20th century

Torah case
Wood, cotton velvet, gilt-metal-thread ribbon

Spherical Torah finials
Silver, repoussé, punched, and engraved

Torah finials with colored glass beads
Silver, repoussé, stamped, punched, and engraved; glass beads

Torah kerchief (malbush)
Silk ikat

Women’s kerchiefs (mitpahot)
Silk


Purchased through the gift of Bruce Kovner, New York, received through the efforts of Bracha Yaniv, Survey of Synagogues, the Center for Jewish Art, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Extended loan from Ovadiah Rothschild, Holon, in memory of his father, Meir Ovadiah
Gift of the Yeshuah ve-Rahamim synagogue, Jerusalem
Accession number: B00.1595, B00.1596, B88.0212, L-B92.0189(a-b), B87.1188, B79.0054, B77.1155 ; 145/035, 147/338(a-b), 147/339(a-b), 147/340(a-b)
 
 



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