Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by David Harris
Torah ark curtain (parokhet) made from dowry items
Izmir, Turkey
Dedicated 1907
Velvet, gilt metal-thread embroidery
Hebrew inscription in memory of the woman to whom the dowry belonged
L: 208; W: 142 cm
Accession number: B80.3009 ; 152/170

The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir