Auction 85 - Judaica: Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Woven Tapestry – Rachel's Tomb – Jerusalem. Early 20th Century

Opening: $200
Sold for: $275
Including buyer's premium

Machine-woven tapestry depicting Rachel's tomb. [Presumably made at the Alliance school, workshop, Jerusalem, early 20th century].
Center depicting Rachel's tomb. Border styled as a trefoil arch, supported by ornamental columns; featuring stars of David inscribed "Zion", crescents inscribed "If I forget thee oh Jerusalem let my right hand forget its cunning" (Hebrew) and the Tablets of the Law.
50X47 cm. Fair-good condition. Damage and unraveling. Framed, not examined outside of frame.

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Jewish Ceremonial Art, Graphic Art