Circumcision case

Central Europe
19th century
Silk taffeta, moiré; couched silver purl embroidery on cardboard cutouts
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Holy covenant"; initials "BN" embroidered on the back
H: 41.5; W: 41 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T440
Accession number: B50.02.1829;112/039


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav