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Marriage contract (ketubbah), cut at its center following a divorce
Rome, Italy
1857
Groom: The noble gentleman, Daniel Joseph, son of Judah Benoliel
Bride: Oro, called Boulisa, daughter of Moses Ben Zonana
Handwritten on parchment; ink, watercolor and tempera
H: 93.6; W: 62.5 cm
Accession number: B92.0812 ; 179/011


From the Israel Museum publications:
Sabar, Shalom, Mazal Tov: Illuminated Jewish Marriage Contracts from the Israel Museum Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1993, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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