Torah mantle

Germany
19th century
Silk damask, couched gilt metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts with gilt metal cord embroidery; metal discs repoussé; gilt metal cord fringed ribbon; cotton lining
Hebrew inscription: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated)
H: 87; W: 47.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T244
Accession number: B50.02.1730;151/039

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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