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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Essaouira, Morocco
1927
Artist: David Elkaïm, Mogador, 1851(?)-1940
Groom: Moses, son of Eliezer, son of Moses Cohen
Bride: Rika, daughter of Moses, son of Isaac, … son of Jacob Afriat
Handwritten on parchment; ink, gouache, and gold and silver powder
H: 55.5; W: 48.8 cm
Gift of Bonnie and Isaac Pollak, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: B87.1050 ; 179/354


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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