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Torah ark curtain dedication panel
Germany
1875(?)
Cotton velvet, couched metal thread, cord and purl embroidery on cardboard cutouts; cotton fabric appliqué with metal thread embroidery and sequins; industrial metal thread ribbon; cotton lining
Hebrew inscriptions (partially abbreviated): "Torah Crown"; "Torah Ark Curtain", partially abbreviated: "Holy Hassidic Community of Berg [probably Beregszász], May the Lord Protect it, [5]635 [1875(?)]"
H: 64; W: 46 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T430
Accession number: B50.02.1833 ; 152/038

See matching dedication panel.


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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