Cloth Matzah Cover. Germany [?], 19th Century
Sold for: $120
$200 - $400
Auction house commission: 22%
VAT: On commission only
Cloth cover with pockets for the matzah, cotton and linen thread, embroidered with leaves and flowers. From Germany or Hungary, 19th century.
Featured on the cover's center is an embroidered lamb, above which is the orange embroidered inscription: "Mendel Shlesinger," the words "shel Pesach," and a Torah crown. The cover has embroidered lace on the edges.
Source: Private collection.
Diameter: 60 cm.
Usage stains. Unravelled threads. Moderate condition.