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Lot 321

Magnificent Ketubah - Philadelphia, 1881

Ketubah for the marriage of bridegroom Naftali son of Baruch and bride Sarah daughter of Yosef, Philadelphia 1881. Ink on paper.

Title and opening in gilt ink. Hand-decorated passe-partout frame - bridegroom and bride under the chuppah and decorations in leaf and flower patterns, and "Philadelphia" inscribed, and year detail 1881.

The ketubah collection in the National Library contains only seven ketubahs made in Philadelphia in the 19th century.

23x31 cm. Very fine condition.