Wes ID #
Original Inventory #
18.4 x 25.1 x 7 cm (7 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
The side panels depict Aaron (with the armor) and Moses (with the stone tablets). One the backplate, there are three Stars of David, each of which contains a hat, called a "Swedish Hat," at the center. This hat became the symbol of the Prague Jewish community in the 17th century (Israel Museum, Accession number L-B65.05.0206 ; 118/564).
Description of materials
18th or 19th century
Place of origin
Adath Israel Museum, Middletown, CT