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Cushion Cover

Title: Cushion Cover

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

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

Description: 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.

DataProvider: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Provenance: Ioannina

Type: image

Provider: Judaica Europeana, Greece

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