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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Essaouira (Mogador), Morocco
1907
Artist: David Elkaïm, Essaouira, 1851?-1940
Groom: Meir, son of Jacob ... Corcos
Bride: Reina, daughter of Abraham ... Attiya
Handwritten on parchment; ink, watercolor, and gold powder
H: 65; W:44.5 cm
Gift of Ernest and Maisi Corcos, France
Accession number: B91.0053 ; 179/363


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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