Torah Scroll, in Hebrew. Kaifeng, China, mid-17th century.
Manuscript on vellum comprising 68 skins, each skin 59 cm in height with 49 lines of text per column.
This Torah was number twelve (yod-bet) of the thirteen scrolls originally held by the synagogue established in 1653 in Kaifeng, China. Acquired by the London Society for Promoting Christianity among the Jews in 1851.
Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University. (BRMS 59)