Distinct wear to the fabric where it reached the edge of the bima and was draped over. Two holes are evident in the lower, central area of the cover, perhaps tack holes.
Harry Beck, Chair of House committee, Beth Shalom West Congregation.
This items, along with others were transferred to the archives from Beth Shalom West in December 2007. Originally, they were used at Adath Jeshurun synagogue and were moved along with the Bima to Beth Shalom West when the building was sold by the Chevra Kadisha in 1999.
Bima cover is pictured above 3 red torah mantels.
Bima cover can also be seen in original setting within the shul in photograph 5-011.