Ketubot from Iran

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Isfahan, Iran, 1871

Bride: Hannah bat Meir
Groom: Nisan ben Yits'hak
Wednesday, 27 Elul 5631 (September 13, 1871)
On paper

This ketubah is decorated with floral motifs and birds. Above the text are two large exotic birds flanking a blue vase. The text below is also flanked by two birds and is written in a semi-cursive. Additional financial arrangements are added at the very bottom of the text in Judeo-Persian. The contract was signed by five witnesses. Officially, only two are necessary.

A full size, readable image of this Ketubah is available by following this link to the Beinecke's Digital Image Collection

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