Torah ark curtain of Burial and Charity Society

Poland
1845
Cotton velvet, metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, velvet cord; linen lining
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown"; "For remembrance in the shrine of the Lord"; "From Itzik, son of the late Leib Cohen, and his wife Sheina, daughter of the late Avraham Levi – the female synagogue warden ("gabbait") of the Burial and Charity Society"; and part of a verse from Psalm 55:15 that provides an indication of the Hebrew year
H: 102; W: 70 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T424
Accession number: B50.02.1792;152/079

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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