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  • Esther Scroll (X.4)




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    Esther Scroll


    Manuscript ID:
    Esther Scroll (X.4)

    Place:
    Italy

    Date:
    Late 18th century

    Description:
    Hand-painted border Ink on parchment, 5 membranes, 17 text columns, 17 lines per column 225 × 2665 mm (8.9 × 104.9 in.) Wooden roller, 450 mm (17.7 in.)

    English Text:

    The scroll is adorned with columns, decorated with floral motifs and scrolling vines, and placed between the text panels.  A coat of arms appears at the end of the scroll – set within a crowned cartouche, a rooster holds a stalk of wheat in its beak; perhaps the coat of arms of the Luzzatto, Campagnano or the Motta families.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1015374795


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