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  • Esther Scroll (VII.9)




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    Esther Scroll


    Manuscript ID:
    Esther Scroll (VII.9)

    Place:
    Italy

    Date:
    Mid-17th century

    Description:
    Hand-painted border Ink and gouache on parchment, 11 membranes (+ 1 short membrane that joins scroll and roller), 27 text columns, 15 lines per column ca. 173 × 5280 mm (ca. 6.8 × 207.9 in.) Wooden roller, 360 mm (14.2 in.)

    English Text:

    Text columns enclosed within decorative frames filled with scrolling vines, flowers, and acorns. This border design is very similar to that found on Hebrew broadsides printed in Venice in 1633 and 1648.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1015677864


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