shield with 2 hanging pendants; pair of applied lions beneath an applied crown flank 2 tablets with applied box below; columns on either side

Torah shield, 19th-early 20th century

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Gift of Harold and Mickey Smithexpand_more  2000.229.1

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A shield such as this typically hangs on the outside of a torah. The window holds a set of interchangeable plaques denoting the section of the Torah to be read for the service that day.

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Title
Torah shield
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Artist
Accession Number
2000.229.1
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shield with 2 hanging pendants; pair of applied lions beneath an applied crown flank 2 tablets with applied box below; columns on either side