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Torah ark curtain with valance
Poland
19th century
Curtain: silk damask, metal lace and tinsel embroidery, taffeta silk;
Valance: taffeta silk and metal lace ribbon; both have hand-woven and hand-printed linen linings
Hebrew inscription: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated)
Curtain: H: 174; W: 145; Valance: H: 48; L: 132 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T397/1, T397/2
Accession number: B50.02.1773(a-b) ; 152/080


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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