Torah mantle

Central Europe
Silk velvet, couched gilt metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, purls, sequins, brass semi-circles, glass over colored paper, gilt metal industrial ribbon; satin silk and cotton lining
Hebrew inscriptions: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated); "Torah is the tree of life, Elyakim son of Meir", and the Hebrew year
H: 45.5; W: 26.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 269
Accession number: B50.02.1686;151/002


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav