Yair Emanuel Raw Silk Appliqued Atarah - Jerusalem
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Size: 75 x 10 cm / 31” x 4.32”
This work of wearable art is the perfect way to proudly display your love for Jerusalem! An appliqued raw silk atarah featuring a simply stunning depiction of the Holy City on either side in warm colors, this is a masterpiece you will never cease to enjoy. The perfect gift for someone important in your life, this marvelous atarah is sure to make their Shabbat and holiday prayers much more special!
A well-known tradition in Judaism, adding an embroidered band of fabric to the tallit is a custom that dates back years. An easy way to beautify the tallit, the atarah is also a way to mark the top of the garment so the wearer knows which side is the top.
Israel’s most popular artist Yair Emanuel studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and now lives and works in Jerusalem. He creates stunning Judaica and art from a range of media, ranging from hand-painted silk and hand-sewn embroidery to brightly painted wood and muted metals. Emanuel’s work is characterized by the unique combination of traditional Jewish motifs and modern design and technique. His pieces are vibrantly colored and vividly bright, and are sure to add sparkle and style to any room!