RARE MATZAH COVER

12 Jun 2013

RARE MATZAH COVER RARE MATZAH COVER

RARE MATZAH COVER
$8,000

Description : Bohemian, 19th century. The long undyed cotton strip realistically embroidered in red cotton thread in 4 registers, the first showing the sun’s rays and central Magen David with Hebrew words “For Pesach“, the second showing figures of “the Wise son and Wicked son“, the third with figures of the “Simple son and the One who doesn’t know how to ask“, and the fourth showing the symbolic foods of the Seder and blessing over the Matzah in leafy surround, beautifully embroidered.64″ long x 15″ wide.Literature
Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblett: Fabric of Jewish Life, Jewish Museum, NYC, 1977, fig. 221
Price : $8,000

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