Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Yom Kippur belt buckle
18th–19th century
Silver, punched and partly gilt; niello
Inscribed in Hebrew: “For on this day atonement shall be made for you to cleanse you of all your sins” [Lev 16:30]
H: 6; W: 10.3 cm
The Feuchtwanger Collection, purchased and donated by Baruch and Ruth Rappaport, Geneva
Accession number: HF 0319 ; 101/030

Shachar, Isaiah, Jewish Tradition in Art: The Feuchtwanger Collection of Judaica, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981

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