Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 397

Embroidered Fabric – “Zion”, “Jerusalem” and the Temple Mount – Ottoman Empire

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300$
Lot Number 397

Embroidered Fabric – “Zion”, “Jerusalem” and the Temple Mount – Ottoman Empire

An embroidered piece of fabric, embroidered with golden threads. [Ottoman Empire, early 20th century].
Cotton; gold passing thread; colorful threads entwined with metal threads; colorful threads.
In the center appears a Star of David with the word "Zion" in it, surrounded by a circle. The entire surface of the fabric is embroidered in vegetal patterns. A square frame at the margins, with the word "Jerusalem" embroidered again and again. Medallions appear in the four corners with the Dome of the Rock within each medallion. Lace border.
Approx. 95X95 cm. Good-fair condition. Some unraveling. Small tears to fabric. Stains.
Literature:
1. Sephardi Jews in the Ottoman Empire, Esther Juhasz (editor), The Israel Museum, 1989, p. 90.
2. Shimmering Gold, the Splendor of Gold Embroidered Textiles, Genia Dolev (editor), Eretz Israel Museum, 2007, pp. 68-69.

Unsold
Opening
300$

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