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Torah ark curtain
Poland
20th century
Synthetic velvet, strung on wooden rods; couched gilt metal thread, purl and cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts; silver tinsel embroidery, silk thread appliqué; Magen-David embroidered in wool, decorated with colorful cellophane, lace-style embroidery looped over cardboard; cotton lining
Hebrew inscription: "Made by Mordechai Tzvi, son of the late Chaim Feigenblatt"
H: 63; W: 45 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T345
Accession number: B50.02.1930 ; 152/061


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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