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Part of Torah binder (wimpel)
Würzburg, Germany
ca. 1930
Watercolor on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew: "May the Lord raise him to a life of Torah study, wedlock, and good deeds" (part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony), and the name of the infant: Leopold Metzger
L: 160; W: 17.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T588
Accession number: B50.02.1901 ; 150/119

The part with the infant's birth date is missing.


Exhibitions:
Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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