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Title: Mappah

Date: [1858] [Dedication]

Creator: Rebecca, wife of Rabbi Raphael Yohanan Russo (?)

Format: H63; W99 cm; cotton; silk

Source: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Rights: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Subject: Textile, synagogual textile, Torah, Jewish Community of Ioannina

Description: Tik (Torah case) wrapper, checkered red cotton, gold brocade silk centrepiece, with dedicatory strip in tablet weaving technique, donated by Rabbi Raphael Yohanan Russo and his wife Rebecca in memory of their daughter Hannah, who died in 1856, to the New Congregation, Ioannina.

DataProvider: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Provenance: Ioannina Community

Type: image

Provider: Judaica Europeana, Greece