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Marriage contract (ketubbah) with depiction of the banks of the Bosphorus
Istanbul, Turkey
1853
Groom: Shabbetai Hayyim,son of Joseph Hayyim
Bride: Kaden, daughter of Nissim Abraham Alkolumbri
Handwritten on paper; ink, gouache, and gold powder
H: 108; W: 73 cm
Purchased through the gift of friends of the Riklis family, on the occasion of Ari Ackerman's Bar Mitzvah
Accession number: B82.0056 ; 179/317


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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