Sept. 3, 1493

“Ordinance” issued by the Administration of Pilsen (‘Schöffen’) and Community Elders (“Gemeindeältesten”) [Present-day Czech Republic, Germany, Poland]: “[…] all local and foreign Jews, in order that they are recognizable among others, shall wear Jewish caps and their wives shall wear veils with yellow borders; in case of non-observance/violation [of this order], a fine of 5 pennies (‘Groschen’) is to be paid. […]”
Steinherz: Samuel: Jahrbuch – Der Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Juden in der Cechoslovakischen Republik; III Jahrgang; (2008); (Yearbook – The Society for the History of the Jews in the Czech Republic, III Year; (2008); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/13/2017