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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
1617
Groom: David Curiel
Bride: Dona Rachel Curiel
Witness: Joseph Pardo, Rabbi of the Beth Jacob Congregation, Amsterdam
Parchment, tempera, gold powder, pen and ink
H: 61.1; W: 48 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: B86.0153 ; 179/346


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
The Israel Museum, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005

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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