Marriage canopy: upper piece and two side pieces

Cotton velvet, metal thread ribbon with purled tassels; cotton lining; metal rings. Two side pieces, from an earlier period: silk velvet, industrial metal thread and metal fringed ribbon; round decorations with metal cord and metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, silver repoussé half-beads; silk lining with metal thread embroidery; hooks for hanging
German inscription on lining: "Donated by Marx Gutermann 1874"
Upper piece: H: 204; W: 184 cm
Side pieces: H: 44; L: 170 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T401
Accession number: B50.02.1786;162/002 (a-c)


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