Torah binder (wimpel)

Germany
1808
Silk-thread embroidery on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Shimon, son of Meir from Schnatz (?), his birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (23/04/1808), and part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony
L: 321; W: 16.2 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T872
Accession number: B50.02.1920;150/105

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