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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Amadiya, Iraqi Kurdistan
1907
Groom: Rafael, son of Elijah
Bride: Miriam, daughter of Joseph
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
H: 56; W: 50 cm
Collection of Dr. Erich Brauer, on permanent loan from the Jerusalem Ethnology Society
Accession number: L-B74.392 ; 179/280


From the Israel Museum publications:
Shwartz-Be’eri, Ora, The Jews of Kurdistan: Daily Life, Customs, Arts and Crafts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1981, 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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