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  • MS ACC 998




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    Ketubah


    Manuscript ID:
    MS ACC 998

    Place:
    Smyrna and Nazilli, Turkey

    Date:
    1894, 1895, 1911

    Description:
    ink on paper; 2 broadsides; (a) 66.8 x 49.8 cm.; (b) 62.2 x 45.6 cm.; printed and Turkish cursive Hebrew script

    Subject:
    Ketubah

    English Text:

    These large Turkish marriage contracts on very thick paper have printed decorative architectural
    borders, the first in red and the second in green; both of the printed borders have similar motifs
    and iconography.
    (a) a ketubah dated 1895 from Smyrna, between Joseph Taragan ben Jacob and Mazal Tov,
    daughter of Hasdai; the back of this ketubah has a settlement in Judeo-Spanish dated 1911;
    (b) a ketubah dated 1894 from Nazilli (in Western Anatolia), between Aaron Damankari ha-Levi
    ben Abraham and Tarasiyah daughter of Hasdai.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1009732683


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