Torah mantle

Mosbach, Germany
Silk velvet, in the center silk velvet appliqué, edged with metal thread braided ribbon, couched metal cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts; above couched metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts; metal cord lace ribbon; linen lining; hand-sewn
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown"; names of the donors Moshe son of the late Zussman from the Holy Community of Mosbach and his wife Sarale daughter of the late Yehuda from Fuld (Fulda), and the Hebrew year
L: 94; W: 45 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 64
Accession number: B50.02.1735;151/051
See also Torah mantle and matching Torah ark curtain that were probably dedicated by the donor's father, Zussman son of Feivel from Mosbach.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav