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Torah binder (wimpel)
Germany or Austria
1699
Silk-thread embroidery on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Akivah, son of Moshe, part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony, and the infant's birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (26/11/1699)
L: 383; W: 14.3 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T618
Accession number: B50.02.1883 ; 150/112


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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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