Torah binder (wimpel)

Germany
1826
Tempera (?) on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Gershon, son of Moshe Merfelsen, his birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (20/04/1826), and part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony
L: 323; W: 14.2 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T573
Accession number: B50.02.1911;150/085

Exhibitions:
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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