Torah mantle

Poland
1823
Artist: Chaim Binger
Faded patterned fabric, satin silk fabric appliqué with woven sections, silk velvet, couched cord and lanyard silver gilt embroidery and couched silver thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, decorated with sequins
The Hebrew inscription mentions the name of the artist Chaim Binger; the other side of the mantle is inscribed with the phrase from Proverbs 3:18 also providing the indication of the Hebrew year: "She is a tree of life to those who grasp her, And whoever holds on to her is happy"
H: 66; W: 50 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 222
Accession number: B50.02.1748;151/055
See additional Torah mantle and Torah binder bearing the name Chaim [son of Mordechai] Binger.

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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