Jewish. <em>Phylactery Case</em>, 1885. Silver, leather, 2 3/8 x 2 in. (6 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Anti-Defamation League of the B'nai Brith, 50.117.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.117.3_PS2.jpg)

Phylactery Case


Medium: Silver, leather

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Dimensions: 2 3/8 x 2 in. (6 x 5.1 cm)


Accession Number: 50.117.3

Image: 50.117.3_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver Phylactery case. Teffilin for the arm, decorated with stylized floral and tree ornaments, leather attachments. Condition: Fair, stained and discolored which was caused by cleaning solutions, leather attachments in poor condition.

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