Torah binder (wimpel)
Tempera (?) on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew with the name of the infant: Gershon, son of Moshe Merfelsen, his birth date according to the Hebrew calendar (20/04/1826), and part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony
L: 323; W: 14.2 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T573
Accession number: B50.02.1911 ; 150/085

Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Orphaned Art: Looted Art from the Holocaust in the Israel Museum, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Beningson Gallery, Ruth Youth Wing, 18/02/2008 - 23/08/2008

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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