Part of Torah binder (wimpel)

Würzburg, Germany
ca. 1930
Watercolor on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew: "May the Lord raise him to a life of Torah study, wedlock, and good deeds" (part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony), and the name of the infant: Leopold Metzger
L: 160; W: 17.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T588
Accession number: B50.02.1901;150/119
The part with the infant's birth date is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav