Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Italian Torah ornaments

Torah mantle
Vercelli, Italy, 19th century
Silk damask, gilt silver threads

Crown-shaped Torah finials
Vercelli, Italy, ca.1874
Silver, cut, repoussé, and engraved

Torah shield
Turin, Italy, ca.1797
Silver, cut, repoussé, and punched

Loan from the U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art, Jerusalem
Accession number: L-B11.0006, L-B11.0004, L-B11.0005 ; 151/216, 147/419, 148/304

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir