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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Ponta Delgada, Azores Islands, Portugal
1883
Groom: Shemaiah, son of Abraham ... ha-Cohen of Lisbon
Bride: Rosa, daughter of Joshua ... Azulai
Handwritten on parchment; ink, watercolor, and gold powder
H: 48; W: 35 cm
Purchase, Ari Ackerman Fund
Accession number: B89.0036 ; 179/359


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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