Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Torah scroll case decorated with a palm tree
Egypt
ca. 1903
Wood overlaid with cotton velvet; silver sheets, cut and repoussé
Hebrew inscription on the inside of the case notes that it was donated by Samuel Yedid in memory of his first wife Rachel ‘Ezri, and the year of the donation
H: 61.5; Diam: 33 cm
Gift from the estate of Yitzhak Yedid, Ramat Gan, in his memory
Accession number: B97.0477 ; 145/047
 
 

Publications:
Sarfati, Rachel, "The Yedid Bequest: An Unusual Judaica Collection Finds Its Way to the Israel Museum", The Israel Museum Journal, XVIII, 1999

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