Auction 019 Online Auction 19 – Jewish and Israeli History, Art and Culture
Jun 4, 2019 (Your local time)
 8 Ramban St, Jerusalem.
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LOT 13:

Woven Portraits of Theodor Herzl and Nahum Sokolow

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$ 150
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"Dr. T. Herzl" / "N. Sokolow" – two woven portraits (stevengraphs). [Produced by "Mifalei Ta'asiyah BeEretz Yisrael", Shamai Arnon, Tel-Aviv, ca. 1920s or 1930s?].
Woven portraits of Theodor Herzl and Nahum Sokolow. Herzl's portrait is decorated with a Star of David; the word "HaTikvah" (the hope) is woven in the corner of the fabric with Sokolow's portrait.
Herzl's portrait is placed in a paper cover (attached to it at top; with a tissue guard).
Printed on the front of the cover are the caption "HaTikvah", a star-of-David with the Hebrew word "Zion" within it, and a description of the item – "Artistic silk tissue" – in four languages (Hebrew, Polish, English and French).
Herzl's portrait: approx. 14x22. Sokolow's portrait: approx. 14x23cm. Portfolio: 15.5x24 cm. Minor unravelling along the edges.

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