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Cushion Cover

Title: Cushion Cover

Date: [Second half of the 19th or early 20th century] [Create]

Creator: N/A

Format: H44; W53 cm

Source: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Rights: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Subject: Textile, domestic textile, cushion cover, embroidery, Jewish holidays, Simhat Torah, ritual artifact, Brit Milah, circumcision, Jewish Community of Ioannina

Description: Violet velvet with gold embroidery in couching technique, spiraled threads, sequins and applique with initials 'R.S.K.', like the type used for the Brit Milah ceremony or the honorary seat of the Hatan Torah (Bridegroom of the Torah) in the Jewish Community of Ioannina.

DataProvider: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Provenance: Ioannina (?)

Type: image

Provider: Judaica Europeana, Greece