Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
Bridal veil, also used for circumcision and pidyon ha-ben ceremonies
Early 20th century
Metal-tinsel embroidery on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew: "Joseph is a wild ass, a wild ass by a spring" [Genesis 49: 22]
L: 135; W: 87 cm
Gift of Vida Victoria Valero, Tel Aviv, in memory of her parents, Hanula, daughter of Rabbi Yosef and Mazal Kukya, and Israel Hahamshvili
Accession number: B86.0626

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