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Marriage contract (ketubbah) with a pair of lions, a Persian national emblem
Isfahan, Iran
1898
Groom: Abraham, son of Elijah
Bride: Bruriah, daughter of Joseph
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
H: 97.5; W: 79.3 cm
Accession number: B92.0811 ; 179/157


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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