Torah mantle

Poland
1890
Felted wool, couched metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, crown: cardboard covered with silk fabric, metal thread industrial ribbon, sequins, semi-circular metal discs and metal thread embroidery; cotton lining; machine- and hand-sewn
Inscribed in Hebrew with the abbreviation for Torah Crown; the name Zelig Gestetner, who donated the mantle in memory of his late wife Reisel, and the Hebrew year
H: 74; W: 43.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T145
Accession number: B50.02.1764;151/070

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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