Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Oded Löbl
Small carpet with a depiction of Rachel’s Tomb
Jerusalem
1920–31
Marvadia workshop, Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts
Wool and cotton, hand-knotted
Inscribed in Hebrew: “A cry is heard in Ramah . . . Rachel weeping for her children” [Jer 31:15]
Signed: “Marvadia Jerusalem”
H: 101; W: 72.5 cm
The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.1168 ; 165/072
 
 

Publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, Early Israeli Arts and Crafts: Bezalel Treasures from the Alan B. Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2008, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir