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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Calcutta, India
1898
Groom: Elijah Hayyim, son of Elazar Mulla Eliyahu Hacohen
Bride: Rahma Matanah, daughter of Rafael Hayyim Mulla Eliyahu Hacohen
Handwritten on parchment; ink and watercolor
H: 50; W: 40 cm
Gift of Rahma Luddy, Calcutta
Accession number: B64.04.3571 ; 179/209


From the Israel Museum publications:
Slapak, Orpa, ed., The Jews of India: A Story of Three Communities, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1995, 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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