Tefillin from Golf Manor Synagogue

caption:
(a) Square, black painted leather box (batim) centered on a slightly larger square, black painted leather platform. The 3 layered platform is sewn together. A black painted leather strap passes through a triangular, notched opening on the lower end of the platform. The strap is knotted and tightly coiled around itself and loosely coiled around the box. The strap reverse is natural leather. The box should contain a parchment scroll inscribed with 4 Torah verses. 

(b) Square, black painted leather box (batim) centered on a slightly larger square, black painted leather platform. The 3 layered platform is sewn together.  The box should contain a parchment scroll inscribed with 4 Torah. The leather strap is missing. 

Tefillin are ritural objects worn on the arm and the head by some Jewish males during morning prayers.

Identifer: CJF.2013.001.031

Medium
Leather;Paint;Textile

Topics
Golf Manor Synagogue, Congregation Agudas Israel; Items for Daily Prayer

Collection
Golf Manor Synagogue

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Golf Manor Synagogue

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