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Ketubah : Isfahan, Iran, 1856, April 17

Ketubah : Isfahan, Iran, 1856, April 17

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Date: 1856 April 17
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Bride: Rahel bat Shelomoh.
Bridegroom: Yehezk'el ben Mashiah.
Witnesses: Shelomoh ben Eliyahu, David Yitshak, Sha'ul Binyamin, [?] Aharon, Eliyahu Sha'ul, Matitiyahu Shalom, Yeshu'ah ben Shemu'el (scribe).
Abstract:
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated 12th of Nisan 5616 (1856) at Itsfahan. Brightly colored elaborate floral illumination surrounds the text. In the center above the text there is a large vase with two lions with a rising sun behind them on either side of the vase, and with two birds above. There is a floral arch on the top of the document and two smaller arches framing the text. The frame of the document contain blessings for the bride and the groom.
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1 l.
color illustration
95 x 71 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Art of the Ketubah
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Object ID: 2040867
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