Torah ark curtain

Eastern Europe
First half of the 20th century
Cotton velvet, gilt metal tinsel and metal cord embroidery (some colorful) on cardboard cutouts; glass bead embroidery; cotton lining
Inscribed in Hebrew with the Ten Commandments and the names of the donors: Heshil, son of Tzvi Katz, and his wife Henna
H: 130; W: 90 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T410
Accession number: B50.02.1823;152/005


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav