Jewish. <em>Torah Shield</em>, late 19th century. Silver gilt, 14 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 1 in. (36.5 x 27.3 x 2.5cm). Assigned to the Brooklyn Museum by Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, Inc., L50.26.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L50.26.2_bw.jpg)

Torah Shield


Medium: Silver gilt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 14 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 1 in. (36.5 x 27.3 x 2.5cm)


Accession Number: L50.26.2

Image: L50.26.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Torah Shield, silver gilt, cartouche form, crown finial, crest ornamented with applied drapery on both sides of cartouche, bottom decorated with scrolls, on center Tablets of the Law flanked by lions standing on vines, under Tablets Hebrew inscription reads: "For Yom Kippur." Condition: Good. Gilt slightly worn.

Brooklyn Museum