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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Herat, Afghanistan
1867
Groom: Isaac, son of Moses
Bride: Rachel, daughter of Abraham
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
H: 62.7; W: 52.6 cm
Accession number: B08756 ; 179/022


From the Israel Museum publications:
Brides and Betrothals: Jewish Wedding Rituals in Afghanistan, Bar'am-Ben Yossef, Noam, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1997/1998

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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