Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Mauro Magliani
Yom Kippur belt and buckle
Eastern Europe
19th century
Silver, repoussé and engraved; cotton and silver thread
Inscribed in Hebrew: “For on this day atonement shall be made for you to cleanse you of all your sins” [Lev 16:30]
W: 6 (belt), 15 cm (buckle)
Gift of E. Korner, Jerusalem, in memory of his father, Meir
Accession number: B76.0228(a-b) ; 101/040

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