Paraliterary text: BL OR 5561A.6–6a

Paraliterary text BL OR 5561A.6–6a



A magnificent illuminated certificate/amulet for a circumcision. Assuming we're meant to add up all the red numbers at the bottom to find the year, it is from 1847/8 CE ([5]608, but could also be 5 years earlier if one of the red "ה"s signifies 5000 rather than the black one). ASE.