Ketubot from Italy

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Ancona, Italy, 1864

Bride: Safirantsa called Evginya bat Avraham Kampus
Groom: Mosheh Shemuel ben Avraham Tseva
Wednesday, 14 Nisan 5624 (April 20, 1864)
On vellum

The text is written in Italian block letters and is framed by a floral decoration that is typical for ketubot of this period from Ancona. The wreath above the text and the bow on the bottom also follow the conventions of Ancona ketubah illustration. The text within the wreath contains traditional blessings for the bride and groom.

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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