Torah valance

Germany
1678
Cotton and silk, couched metal cord embroidery; braided industrial ribbon embroidery; couched metal cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts; twisted silk fringed ribbon; linen lining
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown"; "The year [5]438 [1678]; "Shmuel, son of Rabbi Avraham, May the Lord raise him to the Torah, wedlock [and] good deeds"
H: 28; L: 106 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 310
Accession number: B50.02.1692;152/030

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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