Cloth for cantor's stand

19th century
Cotton and silk; satin silk quilting stuffed with wool, edged in red wool fabric; blanket stitch embroidery; silk thread looped over cardboard letters; cotton lining
Hebrew inscription: "Know before whom you stand"
L: 64; W: 72 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 330
Accession number: B50.02.1695;156/006


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav