Auction 62
Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Lot Number 396

Embroidered Matzah Cover – Eastern Europe, 1900

Sold For
369$
Opening
300$
Lot Number 396

Embroidered Matzah Cover – Eastern Europe, 1900

Embroidered Matzah cover. [Eastern Europe], dedication from 1900.
Cotton; canvas; colorful wool threads; beads; sequins; spiral golden threads.
Round Matzah cover with three pockets. A Torah crown is embroidered on the upper part in spiral golden threads and sequins, and a large and colorful bouquet of flowers is embroidered in the center in colorful wool threads. Embroidered on the margins, one after the other: a dedication - "ש"מ להח' ארי' ליב בהר' שלום נ"י שליט"א", two fish in spiral golden threads and sequins, the inscription "Zecher LeKorban Pesach" and "Zecher LeKorban Chagigah", a lamb embroidered with wool threads and a goat embroidered with beads, the year - שנת תרנ"י i(1900), a Pesach Seder table with food and Hebrew letters and the word "Table" (Hebrew). Embroidered with colorful wool threads on the margins are flowers. An embroidered tag with the word "Kohen", "Levi" or "Israel" is attached to each of the pockets.
Diameter: 48 cm. Fair-poor condition. Unraveling. Tears, Lacking parts of embroidery. Many stains.

Sold For
369$
Opening
300$

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