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Bimah Cover

 Item
Identifier: B002.16.0313.00002

Overview

This a woven cream colored bimah cover with gold threads as part of the weave. Embroidered letters in English on the front. There are two snaps in the middle of the cover. Strips of embroidery form a Star of David in the center of the cover. A bimah (among Ashkenazim) or tebah (among Sephardim) is the elevated area or platform in a Jewish synagogue which is intended to serve the place where the person reading aloud from the Torah stands during the Torah reading service.

Dates

  • early-mid 20th century

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

1 items (cover) ; 119 x 142 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

Fair Cloth

Provenance

Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Drawing Number

119 x 142 centimeters

Inscription and Marks

Embroidered on the front: ''A Gift from Mr. & Mrs. Sam Lustig.''

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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