Torah ark curtain
19th century
Cotton velvet and cotton fabric, industrial metal thread ribbons, couched silvered cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts; inner lining: linen; outer lining: brocaded silk with gilt metal thread; wooden rod; hanging rope: twisted metal cord
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated); the Ten Commandments; remains of inscription (probably): Roth Yehuda; unintelligible remains of the letters indicating the Hebrew year
H: 56; W: 56 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 347
Accession number: B50.02.1691 ; 152/085

Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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

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