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Ketubah : Vidin, Bulgaria, 1859, August 17

Ketubah : Vidin, Bulgaria, 1859, August 17

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Date: 1859 August 17
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Bridegroom: Yitshak ben ha-manoah Mosheh?
Bride: Simhah bat Yeruham?
Abstract:
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated the 17th of Av 5619 at Vidin (1859). There are two columns of text within decorative arches. On the right side is the marriage agreement (kidushin) and on the left side are the terms of betrothal (erusin), both signed by the same witnesses. In the semicircles of the arches are blessings for the bride and groom. In the left side there is additional text at the bottom entitled ""lista,"" enumerating the dowry. The text is written in Sephardic script. The top of the ketubah is in the shape of a scalloped triangle. Within it is a blue vase with multicolored flowers. The columns are painted in blue and the arches in green. The blessings are written in red ink.
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1 l.
color illustration
80 x 57 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: 2068592
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