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Mappah

Title: Mappah

Date: [1849] [Dedication]

Creator: Zaphira, wife of Menahem Kabeli (?)

Format: H67; W96 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, Jewish Community of Ioannina

Description: Tik (Torah case) wrapper, faded grey-brown cotton, green silk centrepiece with laid and couched embroidery with silk threads, central flower and diagonally placed floral corner motifs, with dedicatory strip in tablet weaving technique, donated by Zaphira, wife of Menahem Kabeli, in memory of her daughter Sarah.

DataProvider: The Jewish Museum of Greece

Provenance: Ioannina

Type: text

Provider: Judaica Europeana, Greece