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Ketubah. Rome, 1793. Bridegroom: Abraham Hayyim ben Ephraim Modigliani. Bride: Rosa bat Menahem Modigliani. On vellum. Micrography surrounding the text consists of the entire Book of Ruth. The coat of arms above the text is apparently that of the Modigliani family (ancestors of the famous painter?).



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Yale University Library
Nanette Stahl, Judaica Curator
and Judy A. Schiff, Chief Research Archivist,
Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library
All contents copyright (C) 1995
Yale University Library
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URL: http://www.library.yale.edu/exhibition/judaica/