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Torah ark curtain
Germany
1830
Silk damask and silk velvet, gilt metal cord embroidery and embroidery on cardboard cutouts; gilt metal purls, metal plaques and nails; industrial metal thread ribbons with fringes; cotton lining
Inscribed in Hebrew with abbreviation for Torah Crown (appears twice), the names of the owners: Meir, son of the late Leib Stern, and his wife Steina, daughter of the late Avraham Speyer, and the Hebrew year
H: 76; W: 41 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 54
Accession number: B50.02.1728 ; 152/028


Exhibitions:
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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