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Torah Scroll with Mantle and Megilot in Scroll Tubes, 20th century

Identifier: B002.16.0308.00001


A blue velvet mantle (cover) over the Megillas Esther (Scroll of Esther). The mantle is trimmed with gold fringe, sequins, and gold ribbon. There is a white and gold design on the front. The design consists of a crown, lion, and the Ten Commandments in Hebrew. The mantle was used in the Isaac Solomon Synagogue on the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society campus. The synagogue was originally known as the Beth Jacob Synagogue. The Scroll of Esther is read on the Jewish holiday of Purim (Lots). There are three additional scrolls rolled in tubes.


  • 20th century

Rights and Usage Statement

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).


5 Items (mantle, 3 scrolls in tubes; 1 scroll on handles) ; 29 x 56 x 13 centimeters

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

This series includes religious, medical, printing, administrative, trophies, and other types of objects used at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Examples of objects are Torah scrolls, embroidered towels made by a patient, a Hebrew Corona typewriter, printing cases and type, and a chess trophy.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good Cloth


Title supplied by archivist. ||The dimensions are for the mantle. The scroll with handles is 77 centimeters long.

Drawing Number

29 x 56 x 13 centimeters


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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