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Ketubah : Herat, Afghanistan, 1851, June 12

Ketubah : Herat, Afghanistan, 1851, June 12

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Date: 1851 June 12
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Bride: Shoshanah bat Eliyahu.
Bridegroom: Shim'on ben Yehudah.
Witnesses: Zekhariya ben Nisim Ya'akov, Binyamim David ben [?] Kohen, and others.
Abstract:
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink on paper, dated 12th of Sivan 5611 (1851) at Herat. Document has slight tears but does not affect text. A multicolored floral rectangular border surrounds the ketubah. Above the ketubah text are blessings for the bride and groom and biblical quotations relating to marriage. There are names of six witnesses within the six circles at the bottom of the text.
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1 l.
color illustration
55 x 43 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Art of the Ketubah
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2040849
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