The JMG Collections

Include more than 10,000 original artifacts, which document the material evidence of 2,300 years of Jewish history and culture in Greece.

Cushion Cover

Velvet cushion cover with gold embroidery in couching technique, spiraled threads, sequins and applique with Greek initials ‘R.S.K.’, like the type of cushion used for the Brit Milah or the honorary seat of the Hatan Torah (Bridegroom of the Torah) in the Jewish Community of Ioannina.

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

Date:

Late 19th - early 20th century

Creator:

N/A

Format:

H44; W53 cm

Source:

The Jewish Museum of Greece

Rights:

The Jewish Museum of Greece

Publisher:

-

Data Provider:

The Jewish Museum of Greece

Type:

image

Provider:

Judaica Europeana, Greece