Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Nahum Slapak
Marriage contract (ketubbah) with depictions of birds
Ernakulam, Cochin, India
1909
Groom: Menahem, son of Rabbi Elijah
Bride: Rebekah, daughter of Rabbi Elijah
Handwritten on parchment; ink, gouache, and gold powder
H: 60; W: 48 cm
Gift of Menahem Eliyahu, Moshav Ta’oz
Accession number: B85.0073 ; 179/338
 
 

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