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Ketubah : Yazd, Iran, 1861, October 31

Ketubah : Yazd, Iran, 1861, October 31

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Date: 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.
Abstract:
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.
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1 l.
color illustration
74 x 63 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: 2040859
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