Yair Emanuel Painted Silk Challah Cover - Western Wall
Size: 20" X 16" / 51cm X 41cm
This gorgeous challah cover will add a touch of color and distinction to your Sabbath table! Here we have candlesticks, a kiddush cup, and a grape cluster, with the words Shabbat VeYom Tov in Hebrew. In the background is a highly stylized rendering of the Western Wall. The motifs are outlined in gold or black and hand-painted on silk with unique colors using a brush. The fabric undergoes a fixation process to make it color-fast. This will be a treasured centerpiece in anyone's Sabbath home!
Artist Yair Emanuel, a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, lives and works in Jerusalem. Vivid and harmonious colors as well as a mixture of the old and the new characterize Emanuel's work, which is designed and crafted in his Jerusalem studio. The principal techniques utilized encompass painting on silk, hand-embroidery, raw-silk applique and painting on wood.