Torah binder (wimpel)

Germany or Austria
Silk-thread embroidery on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Akivah, son of Moshe, part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony, and the infant's birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (26/11/1699)
L: 383; W: 14.3 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T618
Accession number: B50.02.1883;150/112


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav