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Lot Number 11

Embroidered Wimple – Ettinghausen Family, 1883

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Lot Number 11

Embroidered Wimple – Ettinghausen Family, 1883

Torah wimple, of Yehudah Moshe Yechiel Ettinghausen's Brit Milah, 1883.
Embroidery with green threads: "Yehudah Moshe Yechiel, son of rabbi Naftali Ettinghausen, born at… 1883… Le-Torah' Le-Chupah U-Lema'assim Tovim". The word "Le-Torah" appears within a pink thread embroidery in the shape of a Torah and the Trees of Life, the word "Le-Chupah" is under a canopy (Chupah) on four posts (see picture).
The wimple tradition was common mostly in southern Germany, but also some communities in northern Germany and even Italy. See extensive treatment of this custom in the book Shorshe Minhag Ashkenaz, part 2 (Bnei-Brak, 2000).
340 cm. Good condition. Stains. Unraveled stich in the center.

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