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Ketubah : Isfahan, Iran, 1874, May 21

Ketubah : Isfahan, Iran, 1874, May 21

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Date: 1874 May 21
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Bridegroom: Yitshak Hayim ben David.
Bride: Miryam bat Nisan.
Witnesses: Yehezkel Shemu'el, Eliyahu?, Hayim?, Yehezkel Avraham, Mosheh ben Yeshu'a, Yehezkel?.
Abstract:
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated 5th of Sivan 5634 at Itsfahan (1874). Red and green colored floral illumination surrounds the text. In the center above the text there is a large cypress tree with two lions with a rising sun behind them on either side of the tree, and with two birds above. There is a scalloped 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. The text concludes with the tosefet (addenda) in which the groom adds to his financial commitments to the bride.
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1 l.
color illustrations
79 x 61 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Art of the Ketubah
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Object ID: 2068569
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