Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
Outfit for circumcision ceremony
Silk, gold leaf
Traces of Hebrew inscription: "As he enters into the holy covenant of circumcision, so should he enter into marriage, Torah, and good deeds [order thus]"
Mantle: H: 56; W: 39 cm
Bunting: H: 84; W: 30 cm
Collection of Eliezer Burstein, Lugano, in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B55.03.0864 ; 112/037(a-b)

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