are traditional simple white burial garments, usually made from
100% pure linen
, in which Jews
are dressed by the Chevra
for burial after undergoing a taharah
In Hebrew, tachrichim
means to "enwrap" or "bind."
from the verse in Megilas
Esther (Chapter 8; verse 15) "And Mordechai left the king's presence in royal
apparel of blue and white and a huge golden crown and a wrap of
linen (tachrich butz) and purple, and the city of
Shushan rejoiced and was happy".