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.

Mappah

Tik (Torah case) wrapper, faded red cotton, wine red silk centrepiece with laid and couched gold embroidery in secondary use, with dedicatory strip in tablet weaving technique, donated by Simhah, wife of Jacob Moses Benjamin to the New Congregation, Ioannina.

Textile
synagogual textile
Torah
embroidery
domestic textile
Jewish Community of Ioannina

Date:

[1850] [Dedication]

Creator:

Simhah, wife of Jacob Moses Benjamin (?)

Format:

H84,5; W97,5 cm; silk; cotton; metal

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