Jewish Art

Pendant or brooch with a depiction of a Yemenite girl
1950s
Silver, repouss& eacute ; and engraved
L: 5.7; W: 4.2 cm

The Alan and Riva Slifka Collection in the Israel Museum
Accession number: B09.1160

The figure of the Yemenite girl was a ubiquitous motif, adorning jewelry and decorative items produced in the Old Bezalel as well as the New Bezalel school, and even after the establishment of the State of Israel.

Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem