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Ketubah : Vidin, Bulgaria, 1866, July 25

Ketubah : Vidin, Bulgaria, 1866, July 25

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Date: 1866 July 25
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Bridegroom: Yosef Hayim ...?.
Bride: Rahel bat Yitshak ...?.
Abstract:
Marriage contract, manuscript, ink and paint on paper, dated the 13th of Av, 5626 at Vidin (1866). Two columns of text, one for the terms of the betrothal (erusin) and one for the marriage (kidushin), both signed by the same two witnesses. On the left side there is additional text at the bottom entitled ""lista,"" enumerating the dowry, with signatures different from those above. The text is written in Sephardic script. The text is divided by bright green columns with painted scalloped arches above, which contain blessings for the bride and groom. Above the two arches is a painted vase with multicolored flowers. The top of the document is in the shape of a scalloped triangle.
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1 l.
color illustration
79 x 57 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Art of the Ketubah
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Object ID: 2068680
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