Torah mantle

Poland
19th century
Brocaded silk, silk fabric appliqué and couched gilt metal thread embroidery on cardboard cutouts, metal discs, glass (?) inlay; metal cord embroidery; gilt metal thread ribbon; silk lining; hand-sewn
Hebrew inscription: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated)
H: 100; W: 52.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 272
Accession number: B50.02.1685;151/064

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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