Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Torah ark valance with a depiction of the giving of the Torah to Moses
18th century
Metal-thread embroidery, cotton threads, and sequins on cotton velvet and silk
Inscribed in Hebrew: “So Moses came down from Mount Sinai” (Exod 34:29)
H: 40; W: 114 cm
Accession number: O.S.B84.0300 ; 152/032

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