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Title Mazah cover
Related place Ukraine - related place
Galicia (Poland and Ukraine) - related place
Original Library/publisher אוסף המרכז לאמנות יהודית - Center for Jewish Art Collection
Creation Date 1992
Citation Note Israel
Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod
156
Content Ashkenazi
Host Item CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-18041-0040002
Description The square Mazah cover is made of silk. It has three pockets for the Mazahs. The cover is decorated around the borders with inscriptions, vegetal patterns and flowers in green,red,yellow and blue. The inscriptions are in square filled letters and read: "לשנה הבאה בירושלים" "Next year in Jerusalem",the names of the six Sfirot: "חסד","גבורה","תפארת","נצח","הוד","יסוד" "Heroism","Glory","Root","Eternity","Mercy","Splendour". In the center there is a depiction of a lamb and beneath the lines: "קרבן פסח" "Sacrifice of Passover".This depiction is encircled by a wreath of flowers. The lower edge depicts the date divided in two and at the center a vase encircled by a wreath of flowers.Beneath, the line: "תרנד סדר הקערה" "(5)654 (1894)Seder of the bowl". Three labels are attached to the cover's lower part,each one bears an embroided line: "ישראל","לוי","כהן" "Israel","Levi","Cohen".
Language No linguistic content
Identifier CJA Sacred and Ritual Objects-18041-0040002
System Number 997004254170405171

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