Torah mantle, velvet

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Object id: 
L.2006.08.004
Torah mantle, velvet

A decorative Torah mantle or case protects the scroll when it is stored. Cloth Torah mantles are part of the Ashkenazic tradition. Hard Torah cases are part of the Sephardic tradition. This mantle is dedicated to the memory of Rebbetzin Pastinsky, wife of Rabbi Nathan Pastinsky.

Date: 
1950
Studio: 
Ron Long Photography