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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Rome, Italy
1734
Groom: Gabriel, son of Hezekiah Amron
Bride: Simha, daughter of Shabbetai mi-Segni (Di Segni)
Witnesses: Abraham Hayyim Cracovia, Judah son of Menahem Alcostantini
Parchment, tempera, pen and ink
H: 94; W: 59 cm
The Stieglitz Collection was donated with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, through American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B86.0156 ; 179/349


From the Israel Museum publications:
Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew
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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