Corners for prayer shawl (tallit)

Late 19th century
Ribbed silk, velvet appliqué, sequin and purl embroidery; metal decorations with remains of gilt
The center piece is inscribed with a monogram in Latin letters: "I.F"
L: 20; W: 20 cm (each)
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T498
Accession number: B50.02.1798;157/021
The fourth corner is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav