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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Jerusalem, Land of Israel
1926
Artist: Shmuel Ben-David (Davidov), 1884–1927 (after Ze'ev Raban)
Groom: Ephraim son of Nachman Sonnenschein
Bride: Rebekah Bat-Zion daughter of Hayyim Aryeh Zuta
Handwritten on parchment; ink and watercolor
H: 45; W: 35.5 cm
Bequest of Ziona Zuta, Jerusalem, through Nava Zohar
Accession number: B87.0178 ; 179/350


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
The Jewish World 365 Days, from the Collections of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, USA, 2004

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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