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Torah finials and mantle for the High Holidays


Torah finials
Vienna, Austria
1869
Silver, repoussé and punched
H: 28; W: 14 cm
On deposit from the Foreign Ministry of Israel
L-B61.10.1009(a-b), 147/118(a-b)

Torah mantle
Hungary (?)
1864
Silk damask, silk- and metal-thread embroidery, sequins on silk velvet
H: 75; W: 50 cm
Hebrew inscription noting that the mantle was a present for the High Holidays and giving the names of the donors
Purchase, Shermann Fund
B76.0223, 151/112


 
 



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