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Torah valance
Central Europe
1851
Silk velvet, couched metal cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts, sequins and metal purls; industrial metal thread ribbon
Inscribed in Hebrew with the quotation: "In the year in honor of the Torah", which also indicates the Hebrew year 5661 (1851)
H: 34; L: 158 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T406
Accession number: B50.02.1821 ; 152/049


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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