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Mappah

Title: Mappah

Date: [1849] [Dedication]

Creator: Astro, wife of David Moses (?)

Format: H86; W82 cm; silk

Source: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Rights: Society of Epirotic Studies - The Jewish Museum of Greece

Publisher: The Jewish Museum of Greece

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

Description: Tik (Torah case) wrapper, carmine red silk centrepiece with repeated floral ornament embroidered with silk threads, with dedicatory strip in tablet weaving technique, donated by Astro, wife of David Moses, to the New Congregation, Ioannina (original border stripes replaced by synthetic fabric in second half of the 20th century).

DataProvider: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Provenance: Ioannina

Type: text

Provider: Judaica Europeana, Greece