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Obj. ID: 45797
Sacred and Ritual Objects
  Ketubah, Tehran (Teheran), 1885

© Gross Family Collection, Photographer: Unknown, -

The following description was prepared by William Gross:

 This elongated form was the most typical of Ketubot from the city of Teheran. The shape of the document as well as the style, with the decoration along the length of the right-hand side is copied from general Persian contracts of Teheran. This wedding took place on September 21, 1885 (12 Tishri 5646).

Bride:                                Esther bat Eliyahu

Groom:                             Ya'akov ben Yitzhak

 

                                        

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Date
1885
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Paper, Ink, Paint
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Height: 78 cm, Width: 50 cm
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Sources

Sabar, Shalom, “The Illustrated Ketubbah in Iran,” in Haim Saadoun, ed., Jewish Communities in the East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century: Iran (Jerusalem: Ministry of Education and Ben-Zvi Institute, 2006), 187-194 (Hebrew), https://www.academia.edu/37491283/Shalom_Sabar_The_Illustrated_Ketubbah_in_Iran_in_Haim_Saadoun_ed_Jewish_Communities_in_the_East_in_the_Nineteenth_and_Twentieth_Century_Iran_Jerusalem_Ministry_of_Education_and_Ben_Zvi_Institute_2006_187_194_Hebrew_ (accessed June 11, 2023)
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Author of description
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