Book of Omer

Made By: Israel

Made By: Hebrew

Date: 18th century
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 3/8 x 11 13/16 x 3 11/16 in. (31.4 x 30 x 9.4 cm)
Classification: DEC ARTS
Credit Line: Anonymous gift
Object number: 93.1.59
Descriptionin wooden viewing box
Inscribed: on vellum: [illuminated manuscript with numbers and Hebrew text; note on box: 450 Hebrew Ms. on Vellum - Book/ of Omer, an illuminated Service of/ Prayers, for 49 days, arranged in 3 rows, making/ 147 in all, with the numbers in the centre, painted/ flowers occupying the remainder of the space [this phrase in italics], the/ whole executed with clearness and vigour; on/ vellum, 11 in. wide and about 12 feet long, en-/ closed in painted wooden box 12x12 1/2 in., and/ 4 in. wide, with glass front, and rollers to turn,/ 18th cent.
Terms
  • manuscript
  • book
  • Hebrew
  • Omer
Not on view