Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ardon Bar-Hama, made possible by the Jesselson Foundation, New York
Marriage contract (ketubbah) with a pair of lions, a Persian national emblem
Isfahan, Persia
1860
Groom: Ezekiel, son of Joseph Shalom
Bride: Leah, daughter of Elijah
Handwritten on paper; ink and watercolor
H: 93; W: 68 cm
Gift of Eliezer Ben-Dov, Tehran
Accession number: B51.04.0223 ; 179/089
 
 


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir