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Marriage contract (ketubbah)
Ancona, Italy
1803
Groom: Joseph Hayyim, son of Menahem Joshua of Corfu
Bride: Rebekah, daughter of Hayyim Cesano of Corfu
Handwritten on parchment; ink, watercolor, tempera, and gold powder
H: 73; W: 52.7 cm
Accession number: L-B39.09.6300 ; 179/136


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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