1852 March 31
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Bridegroom: Ye'udah Aryeh ben Hayim Aryeh.
Bride: Marat [?] demitkari Mirkadah ben Mosheh.
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper with a scalloped top, dated 11th of Nisan 5612 (1852) at Vidin. Two columns of text are bordered by two arches. The right column contains the terms of the marriage (kidushin) and the left side, the terms of the betrothal (erushin). Both are signed by the same two witnesses. On the left side there is additional text at the bottom, perhaps enumerating the dowry. The text is written in Sephardic style script. The gilded illuminations depict columns decorated with floral designs.
67 x 51 cm.
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