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Ketubah : Tehran, Iran, 1870, September 29

Ketubah : Tehran, Iran, 1870, September 29

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Date: 1870 September 29
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Bridegroom: Asher ben Baba(?).
Bride: Ester bat Pinhas.
Witness: Yitshak ben Yisra'el; and two others.
Abstract:
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated 4th of Tishre 5631 (1870) at Tehran. Text inserted into nine registers. Below the text, several registers remain empty. There is an additional wider, decorative register 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 blue, gold, silver, and brown stylized vine motif.
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1 l.
color illustrations
87 x 58 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Art of the Ketubah
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2068589
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