Cloth for Havdalah

Germany
20th century
Cotton velvet, metal and synthetic thread fabric appliqué, partly gilt metal purl and cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts; sequins; industrial metal cord ribbon, silver thread fringes; wool lining
Hebrew inscription: "Raise the cup of deliverance and invoke the name of the Lord" (Psalms 116:13); monogram AZ (?)
L: 43.5; W: 55 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 41
Accession number: B50.02.1726;161/019

From the Israel Museum publications:
Steinberg, Shlomit, Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008

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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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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