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Torah mantle
Central Europe
1883
Silk velvet, couched gilt metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, purls, sequins, brass semi-circles, glass over colored paper, gilt metal industrial ribbon; satin silk and cotton lining
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated); "Torah is the tree of life, Elyakim son of Meir", and the Hebrew year
H: 45.5; W: 26.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 269
Accession number: B50.02.1686 ; 151/002


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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