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Printed silk cloth for challot, Even Monzon printing--Jerusalem, beginning of the 20th century.
White silk. In the center is a menorah, above which is the inscription “For Shabbat and Yom Tov.” On either side are the blessings for candles, and a prayer in Yiddish. Also appear the piyyutim Shalom Aleichem, Eshet Chayil, and Bar Yochay, and the words of the kiddushim for Shabbat and Yom Tov. In the upper and lower portions are nice illustrations of holy places in Israel. Name of the printer appears in the lower right-hand corner, “Even A.L. Monzon, Jerusalem.” Stains. 60x46cm. Generally good condition.
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