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.
Bride: Reina bat Shelomoh Ibn Senior. Bridegroom: Shelomoh ben Hayim Farh. Dowry inventory. Forms part of the Sholem Asch Papers. Gift of Louis M. Rabinowitz, 1943. In Hebrew.
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