Towel for festivals

South Germany
1812(?)
Linen, silk and cotton thread embroidery; cotton lining (added later)
Inscribed in Yiddish and Hebrew: "Festive, made in [5]572 [1812]." The Hebrew year may also be read as [5]590 (1830)
H: 170; W: 40 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T301
Accession number: B50.02.1697;161/018

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Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav

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