1886 April 9
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Bridegroom: Me'ir ben Yitshak.
Bride: Gavahar? bat Ya'akov.
Witnesses: Avraham ben Ya'akov, Nisan ben Eliyahu, and one more.
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated 4th of Nisan 5646 at Itsfahan (1886). Red and light blue 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 contains 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, written in Judeo-Persian.
78 x 59 cm.
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