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Chapter Two Fabrics and Techniques

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the linen and silk fabrics used in the production of medieval ceremonial textiles, and the techniques employed to create the embroidered and woven patterns that embellished ... More


Chapter Four The Torah Mantle

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter highlights the Torah mantle, which was the last of the ceremonial objects to evolve for the wrapping of the Torah scroll. Just as garments reflect the status of their wearers in all ... More


Dedication of Ceremonial Objects

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores 179 dedicatory inscriptions, which are grouped according to object, origin, and chronology and reflect customs relating to various aspects of the donation of the objects to the ... More


Chapter Three The Torah Wrapper and the Torah Binder

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the Torah wrapper and the Torah binder. The wrapper, the piece of fabric rolled up with the parchment scroll, is an item used in the wrapping of the Torah scroll in Italy and ... More


Annotated Plates of Representative Textile Objects in the Synagogue

Bracha Yaniv

in Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter includes a section of plates in which ceremonial objects are illustrated and documented according to the communities in which they were used. It highlights the plates of textile that ... More


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