Decorative cloth

Ottoman Empire
Late 19th – early 20th century
Linen, metal and cotton thread embroidery (mostly chain stitch); edged with metal thread crocheted ribbon
Hebrew inscriptions (some containing spelling errors): "Zion"; "Jerusalem"; "Love your fellow as yourself" (Leviticus 19:18); "You shall not covet your neighbor's house" (Exodus 20:13)
H: 46; W: 45.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 44
Accession number: B50.02.1717;161/014


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav