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  • Pentateuch scroll with silk mantle

    Manuscript, Scroll, Textile Created date: scroll c. 1300–1399

    A 14th-century Torah Scroll from the Iberian Peninsula, complete with mantle. What is the Torah Scroll? The Torah Scroll...

  • Sefer Torah, Add MS 11829

    Manuscript, Scroll, Textile Created date: 16th century CE

    The Torah Scroll is the holiest and most valued object in Judaism. It is the physical expression of the Jewish people’s...

  • Sefer Torah, Or 13027

    Manuscript, Scroll, Textile Created date: 18-19th century CE

    The Torah Scroll is the holiest and most valued object in Judaism. It is the physical expression of the Jewish people’s...

  • Trinidad textile print designed by Althea McNish f...

    Textile, Printed textile

    Althea McNish is a Trinidadian artist and textile designer who came to Britain in the early 1950s. The day after graduat...

  • Winston Levy’s Jamaica shirt

    Textile

    Winston Levy, a passenger on board the Empire Windrush, brought with him this shirt to remind him of Jamaica. It took Le...