1861 October 31
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Bride: Malka bat Akai?
Bridegroom: Mosheh ben Shemu'el.
Witnesses: Yitshak ben David ; Rahamim ben Ya'akov ; Yosef ben Shemu'el Kohen ; and others.
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink on paper, dated 27th of Heshvan 5622 (1862) at Yazd. Text surrounded by floral border. The upper register of the decoration has two small lions with a rising sun in the background of one of the lions, above the lions are two fish, a symbol of fertility. Below the main text of the ketubah, is a statement in Judeo-Persian, written in Hebrew cursive characters, which may concern additional gifts given by the groom. Below this statement there are cartouches, which include the names of seven witnesses.
74 x 63 cm.
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