Matza cover or small Torah valance

Linen, silk thread embroidery
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown"; the Ten Commandments; benediction for eating matza; order of the Seder; quote from the liturgical hymn for the Seder "And he ran to the herd, hinting at the ox reading of Pesaḥ"; a mention of the Leviathan (biblical sea monster); the Hebrew year
H: 95; W: 52 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization), Wiesbaden collecting point
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 302
Accession number: B50.02.1699;158/062


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav