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Object name Ketubbah
Description Illuminated ketubbah on parchment with calligraphy in black ink. Illustrated with urns, fruit, and floral motifs in green and red. 5532 Sivan, Bordeaux. Caleb Aboab de Fonseca marries Sarah Alvarez DeLeon, 1772.
Collection National Museum of American Jewish History
Object ID number 1976.1.3
Date 1772
Place of Origin Bourdeaux, France
People Aboab de Fonseca, Caleb
Alvarez DeLeon, Sarah
Subjects Sephardic Jewry
Marriage (wedding)
Height (inches) 13.75
Width (inches) 10