Torah valance

Central Europe
Silk velvet, couched metal cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts, sequins and metal purls; industrial metal thread ribbon
Inscribed in Hebrew with the quotation: "In the year in honor of the Torah", which also indicates the Hebrew year 5661 (1851)
H: 34; L: 158 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T406
Accession number: B50.02.1821;152/049


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav