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Point lace

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

20 x 306.5 cm (7 7/8 x 120 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.065 x .20

Accession Number

95.992

Medium or Technique

Lace, point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Translation of Hebrew inscription by Rabbi Fleischer. 1st. Hon. Mr. Ishmael. 2nd. Of Cologne (Colonia) “May their Rock keep them!” 3rd. And his wife. 4th. Esther. 5th. Cologne. “Rejoicing of the Law.” This wrapping is for the scroll containing the Pentateuch and used on the occasion of “Rejoicing over the Law”, during the feast of the Tabernacles.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige