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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


 

HAMSA
BY KAMI RAVIV
$1,200

Description:
Iraqi-Israeli, contemporary.
Hand-made tapestry, on black velvet using metallic threads, beads and various other materials.
Continuing her family’s tradition, Kami Raviv’s works are all hand-made, showing motifs from her childhood.

18″ x 20″ unframed, 25″ x 26″ framed.


 

EXOTIC THREE-PIECE CEREMONIAL BAR-MITZVAH OUTFIT
$10,000

Description:
Moroccan, 19th centurycrimson velvet mantle, hand-embroidered with gilt metallic threads in floral and linear designs all around edges and body, accented with multi-coloured nodules, lined in silk with matching Kippah, and Tefillin bag containing actual Tefillin, mantle

24″ long.


 

LARGE COLLECTION OF TALLIT, TEFILLIN AND AFIKOMAN BAGS
$11,000

Description:
Eastern European, English, American, 19th and 20th centuryEighteen Tefillin bags of rectangular shapes mainly velvet, two of cloth, in various colours embroidered with Maginei David, floral designs and Hebrew inscriptions with dates plus two Tallit bags and one Afikoman bag (together 26 items)


 

BY KAMI RAVIV
GARLIC, PEPPER AND OLIVE OIL
$1,500

Description:
Iraqi-Israeli, contemporary
Hand-made tapestry, wall-hanging on black velvet, using metallic threads, beads and other materials

38″ x 30″

Continuing her family’s tradition, Kami Raviv’s works are
hand-made,showing motifs from her childhood.


 

TWO SILVER PRAYER SHAWL COLLARS (ATAROT)
SOLD

Description:
Eastern European,first circa 1720, second Eastern Galicia circa 1850,“Shpanyer-Arbeit�on cream silk, non-woven openwork, cotton, silver and copper, incorporating rosettes and geometric patterns
first 35 1/2''? long, other 39''? long

Literature:
Barbara Kirschenblatt-Gimblett Fabric of Jewish Life, Jewish Museum, NY, 1977 figs. 80,86


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