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Torah curtain
Venice, Italy
ca. 1601
Silk velvet, silk- and gold-thread embroidery, appliqué
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Donated to the Lord by Tovali daughter of R. Joseph Cohen Rofé (the physician) Tamari the righteous, of blessed memory, in the year 5361 [=1601]”
H: 237; W: 130 cm
Gift of Lilly L. and Israel I. Perry to the British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel, in memory of his parents, Gertrude and Jacob Friedmann
Accession number: B07.0320 ; 152/295


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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