Torah Ark curtain for High Holidays
Silk damask, couched metal cord embroidery on cardboard cutouts, velvet appliqué, glass beads and sequins, gilt metal thread woven industrial ribbon; cotton lining
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Torah Crown" (abbreviated), "Donated by Rabbi Gabriel Engel and his wife Reisel, 659 "
H: 170; W: 115 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B51.12.3030
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir