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Item ID   1021    
Open more fields Accession Number   80.83 similar items
Category   Jewish Life -- Synagogue and Communal Life similar items
Category   Jewish Life -- Personal and Family Rituals similar items
Category   Textiles and Costumes similar items
Item Type   Torah Binder similar items
Item Type   Circumcision Cloth similar items
Title   "Lilienthal" Wimpel [Torah Binder made from Circumcision Cloth] similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Koppel ben Moses Heller segal similar items
·  Author/Creator Role   maker similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Max Lilienthal, 1814-1882 similar items
·  Other Name   Menachem ben Yehudah Loew similar items
·  Author/Creator Role   dedicatee similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator Lilienthal family similar items
Open more fields Creation Place   Germany, Munich similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1814 similar items
·  Date (Hebrew Calendar)   5575 similar items
Physical Description   Fine silk "needle painting", shaded satin stitch embroidery on silk lined linen; other embroidery techniques employed include french knots and chain stitch; edged in long chain stitch in blue silk thread. Hebrew inscription across the length of the item. White silk gauze or chiffon used to represent the bride's veil in the depiction of a wedding scene. similar items
Description   Wimpel commissioned by the Lilienthal family of Munich, Germany, on honor of their son, Menachem Mendel (later Rabbi Max) Lilienthal (1814-1882), to an artisan named Koppel Heller. The Hebrew inscription is enclosed and surmounted by twenty-four embroidered images of plants and animals (including a peacock, a tulip, a hare, an eagle, and the Zodiac sign of the scorpion), three crowns, and scenes from the Jewish life cycle (birth and childood, Bar mitzvah and marriage). The maker's name appears on a shield form suspended from the last symbol on the binder, a rooster. similar items
Medium   linen and silk similar items
Open more fields Signature/Mark   Menahem, called Mendl, son of the Kohen Yehudah Leyb [from] Schnaidack, born under a good sign on Thursday, 3rd of Marheshvan 5575 [Oct. 17, 1814], the Lord let him be raised to the Torah and the Huppah and to good deeds. Amen, Selah. Made by Koppel ben Moses Heller, Segal, of the congregation of Bretzfeld, residing in Munich. similar items
Script   Hebrew similar items
Language   Hebrew similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=1021 similar items
Link to Flickr.com   http://www.flickr.com/photos/magnesmuseum/4558791104/    

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