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Prayer book binding with depictions of wedding ceremony and the Binding of Isaac
Morocco, stamped with gold, wood; silver, pierced, engraved, and cast; enamel and semi-precious stones
Inscribed in Hebrew: on spine, "Prayers for all the year"; "The sound of mirth and gladness, the voice of bridegroom and bride" (Jeremiah 7:34); German inscription in Hebrew letters: "Presented to Laura Neustadtl in 1856"
H: 23.3; W: 18.4; D: 13.2 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0148 ; 142/079

Prayer book

From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir

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