1844 May 31
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Bride: Elisheva' called Izabila bat Mikha'el 'Azariyah Hayim Fo'ah.
Bridegroom: Avraham Shemu'el bar Barukh called Refa'el Hayim Pesah.
Witnesses: El'azar Yehi'el Fo'ah and one or two others.
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink on vellum, dated 13th of Sivan 5604 (1844) at Finali. The document has a scalloped top in which are the images of the three crowns of Torah, priesthood and kingship, above them there is the crown of a good name. Along the entire rim of the outer border is a poem in Hebrew in honor of the bride and groom. The border of the text contains two images of columns representing the two columns of the Jerusalem Temple called Yakhin and Boaz. The text is written in Italian square characters.
48 x 30 cm.
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