Matza cover
Canvas, cotton thread embroidery, cotton industrial lace ribbon
Hebrew inscriptions: benediction for eating matza; "Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, you shall not eat anything leavened" (Exodus 12:15 and Deuteronomy 16:3); "Feast of Matzot" and the Hebrew year; on the edges: "1900" and the initials: "IA" ("yud" "aleph") and "LA" ("lamed" "aleph"); inside the pockets: "Cohen"; "Levi"; "Israel"
H: 28; W: 36.5 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: 23
Accession number: B50.02.1721 ; 158/005

Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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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