Torah mantle

Poland
1872
Cotton velvet, velvet appliqué Hebrew letters, outlined in gilt metal cord, couched in silk thread; metal-thread embroidery, sequins and metal pieces; appliqué edged with gilt metal industrial ribbon; silk damask ribbons; hand-printed cotton lining
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated); "This is a donation from Lev Shmuel, son of Yosef, and his wife Berla, in the year [5]632 [1872]"
H: 90; W: 45 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 66
Accession number: B50.02.1698;151/005

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Bchory Frish

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