November 15, 2016, 5:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, IsraelLive Auction
Lot 111: Tallit - Yemen(16 views)
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Description: Tallit. South Yemen, early 20th century. Cotton fabric; cotton thread embroidery. Around the opening and along the front are embroidered decorations in colorful cotton threads. The lower parts are decorated with colorful horizontal stripes and decorations in geometric patterns. Length (full): 195 cm, width: 50 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains, tears and unraveling. See: The Yemenites, Two Thousand Years of Jewish Culture, Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2000, pp. 78-79.
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