<em>Hebrew Prayer Book with Silver Cover</em>, 18th century. Silver, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (17.1 x 12.1 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Morris Friedsam, 64.78.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.78.1_side1.jpg)

Hebrew Prayer Book with Silver Cover

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:18th century

Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. (17.1 x 12.1 x 3.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H27, 8B

Accession Number: 64.78.1

Image: 64.78.1_side1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver book cover with clasp containing Hebrew prayer book. Repoussé decoration consists of beaded border framing each side with rope motif at hinges. Left cover has shell and scroll with floral details in the corners and center. Center cabuchon has pair of hands on one side and castle on the other. Condition: Good.

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