1891 November 4
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Bridegroom: Yosef ha-Kohen ben [?] ha-Kohen.
Bride: Nurigan bat Rahamim.
Witness: 'Akiva ben Binyamin; [?] Yosef ben Yitshak; and two others.
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink on paper, dated 3rd of Marh[eshvan] 562 (1891) at Teheran. Small parts of original text torn. Text inserted into six registers. Below the text, several registers remain empty. There is an additional wider, decorative register with a silver background above the text that contains traditional blessings for the wedding couple. This register is known in Iranian as the �sar lowh�. Above the sar lowh are three decorative registers containing acronyms, which are most likely blessings for the bride and groom. The text is enclosed in a long rectangular decorative border composed of a silver, green, and orange stylized vine motif. The entire document is enclosed in a red border made of a kind of tissue paper that is pasted onto the document, in a manner traditional for Iranian ketubot.
79 x 50 cm.
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