Torah ark curtain

20th century
Synthetic velvet, strung on wooden rods; couched gilt metal thread, purl and cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts; silver tinsel embroidery, silk thread appliqué; Magen-David embroidered in wool, decorated with colorful cellophane, lace-style embroidery looped over cardboard; cotton lining
Hebrew inscription: "Made by Mordechai Tzvi, son of the late Chaim Feigenblatt"
H: 63; W: 45 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T345
Accession number: B50.02.1930;152/061


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav