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Raccah family Torah scroll case and ornaments

<b>Raccah family Torah scroll case and ornaments</b>

Raccah family Torah scroll case and ornaments

Some of the objects bear a Hebrew inscription noting that the crown was donated in memory of Chlafo Raccah and the year of the donation

Faceted Torah scroll case

1915

Wood, carved; silver sheets, cut and engraved

Crown

1915

Silver, cut and repoussé

Finials

Silver, repoussé, pierced, cast, and partly gilt

Torah case wrapper

Silk velvet, gold-thread embroidery

Extended loan from Guido Raccah, Hong Kong, and Enrico Raccah, Miami, in memory of Effraim Raccah and his family, who were cruelly murdered in Libya in 1967

Accession number:

L-B08.0017, L-B08.0023, L-B08.0022, L-B08.0019,

145/067, 146/084, 147/416, 154/072

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