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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Mosul, Iraq
1837
Groom: Solomon, son of Yahya Nahum
Bride: Rahmah, daughter of Mussa Jacob Gabbai
Handwritten on paper; ink, watercolor, and gold powder
H: 63; W: 45 cm
Extended loan from Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York
Accession number: L-B91.0117 ; 179/334


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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