Torah Ark curtain for High Holidays

Germany
1899
Silk damask, couched metal cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts, velvet appliqué, glass beads and sequins, gilt metal thread woven industrial ribbon; cotton lining
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated), "Donated by Rabbi Gabriel Engel and his wife Reisel, [5]659 [1899]"
H: 170; W: 115 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B51.12.3030;152/001

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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