Medium: Embroidered linen
Dimensions: 71 1/2 x 123 in. (181.6 x 312.4 cm)
Accession Number: L50.26.18
Image: L50.26.18_section1_PS1.jpg,section 1
Catalogue Description: Torah Binder, linen with embroidered decoration, sewn into a horizontal strip with continuous Hebrew inscription in a variety of colors [see catalogue page], embroidered decoration of flowers, goat, butterfly, tree of life, star of David. Originally, this was a swaddling cloth, or "wimpel" for a boy. These types of swaddling cloths were then donated to synagogues and used as Torah Binders. Condition: Good.