Nardshir – chess play

 

Nardshir – chess play

42 cm /30 cm
mixed media
text: page from Talmud, tractate Ketuboth 61b

Talmud teaches: if a woman has a rich husband, and she does not have to work at home, she should spend her time playing nardshir, in order not to be idle. Rashi explains: nardshir is chess.