Torah Shield

Unknown Artist/Maker1862/63 (date of inscription)

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

The Hebrew inscription reads, "Donation from the Women's Society…, for the dedication of the synagogue, 5623(=1862/63), Crailsheim." Crailsheim is 100 km NW of Augsburg.


  • Title: Torah Shield
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 1862/63 (date of inscription)
  • Location: Augsburg, Germany, Europe
  • Physical Dimensions: 14 11/16 × 11 1/4 in. (37.3 × 28.5 cm)
  • Type: Ceremonial Art
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silver: repoussé, die-stamped, engraved, and gilt

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