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Marriage contract (ketubbah) with an amuletic pattern
No Amon (Alexandria), Egypt
1835
Groom: Joseph, son of David Medina
Bride: Fiora, daughter of Abraham Luria
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
Two betrothal deeds, 1833, were appended to this kettubah
H: 33.4 (a), 36 (b); W: 21.7 (a), 21.4 (b) cm
H: 54.5; W: 38.4 cm
Gift of Lina Anav, Florence, through Dr. B. Cividalli, Ramat Gan
Accession number: B77.0390(a-c) ; 179/270 I-III


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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