Dowry inventory: Sidon, Lebanon, 1742 March 8

Physical Description:
41 x 17 cm.
Notes:
Dowry inventory.
Bride: Reina bat Shelomoh Ibn Senior.
Bridegroom: Shelomoh ben Hayim Farh.
In Hebrew.
Gift of Louis M. Rabinowitz, 1943.
Forms part of the Sholem Asch Papers.
Abstract:
Manuscript, ink and paint on vellum, dated 2 Adar (1742). Inventory of the dowry brought by the bride, Reina bat Shelomoh ibn Senior, to her bridegroom, Shelomoh ben Hayim Farhi. Text is surrounded by an architectural border with multicolor floral design. The style is Middle Eastern, as is the calligraphy. At the bottom of the manuscript are the elaborate and ornamental signatures of the two witnesses, which is typical of the Middle East and North Africa.
Topics:
Dowry -- Lebanon -- Sidon
Topics:
Sidon (Lebanon) -- Religious life and customs
Language:
Hebrew
Format:
Mixed Material
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Hebrew +98
Orbis Record:
7799286
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1168740
OID:
2041259
PID:
digcoll:3515746

Number of Pages: 1
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