Torah binder (wimpel)

Schleusingen, Germany
Watercolor on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Tzvi, son of Chaim, his birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (09/02/1896), part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony, and the infant's name in German: "Harry Lang, Schleusingen"
L: 419; W: 18.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T655
Accession number: B50.02.1886;150/099


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav