Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Torah mantle
Late 19th – early 20th century
Silk velvet, gilt metal-thread embroidery; sequins
Inscribed in Hebrew: “Dedicated for the repose of Moses Guiat son of Miriam ‘Most blessed of women in tents’ [Judges 5:24]”
L: 81; W: 83 cm
Accession number: B78.0267 ; 151/114

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