Online Auction 09 - Jewish and Israeli History and Culture

Carpet with a Samaritan Inscription

Opening: $50
Sold for: $63
Including buyer's premium
A carpet with an inscription in Samaritan: "Aba VeEmuna" (father and our mother) and below it an inscription "Beruchim HaBa'im" (welcome), Hebrew in Samaritan script. A crosswise pattern of roses appears on the carpet.
The carpet was presented to the Sassoon family as a gift from the sage Binyamin Yehudah, and was used in synagogues of the Sassoon family in London and in Israel.
Approx. 70X135 cm. Good condition.
Provenance: Sassoon Family collection.
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