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Yad or Torah pointer used for over a century in Romania

Object | Accession Number: 2000.528.1

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    Yad or Torah pointer used for over a century in Romania

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Yad used by Orthodox Jewish community of Targu Mares (Tirgu Mures), Romania for over 100 years.
    Geography
    use: Tirgu-Mures (Romania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Jewish Community of Targu Mures

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Jewish Art and Symbolism
    Object Type
    Torah pointers (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Yad, Torah pointer, composed of carved wood with painted details and fabric cord. The ends are shaped as pointing hand (finger broken off). Composed of different carved wood sections (one has free moving wooden ball) and painted with blue, white, gold and black paint (very worn). Green fabric cord attached to end carved link. Appears to be remains of painted black Hebrew letters
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 12.000 inches (30.48 cm)
    Materials
    overall : wood, paint, cloth

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The yad was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2000 by the Jewish Community of Targu Mures.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:29:29
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