Torah ark curtain

Central Europe
19th century
Silk velvet, couched metal thread and purl embroidery on cardboard cutouts and raised silk fabric, three colored glass inlays and metal decorations; metal purl fringed ribbon; cotton lining
Hebrew inscription: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated)
H: 77; W: 45 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 293
Accession number: B50.02.1688;152/033


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav