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Torah mantle of the Ner Tamid (Eternal Light) Society
Biebrich, Germany
ca. 1749
Silk velvet, metal-thread embroidery; sequins
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Torah Crown” and “May His light shine from the Ner Tamid Society that donated this to the synagogue here in Biebrich, 5509 [=1748/49]”
H: 91; W: 45 cm
Accession number: O.S.B84.0365 ; 151/016

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