Torah binder (wimpel)

Watercolor on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Aryeh, son of Yitzhak, called Leib, son of Itzik Adler, his birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (05/09/1845), and part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony
L: 305; W: 20 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T600
Accession number: B50.02.1894;150/087

From the Israel Museum publications:
Fishof, Iris and Raccah-Djivre, Daisy., From the Secular to the Sacred: Everyday Objects in Jewish Ritual Use., The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1985


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav