Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Ziyaʼ Ashraf and ‘Izzat Allah (Bayat), 1 March 1924

Marriage contract of Ziyaʼ Ashraf and ‘Izzat Allah (Bayat), 1 March 1924

Marriage contract of Ziyaʼ Ashraf, daughter of Zahra Imami Ziyaʼ al-Saltanah and Muhammad Musaddiq (Musaddiq al-Saltanah), and ‘Izzat Allah (Bayat), son of Sahm al-Mulk. The sidaq (mahr) is 7,000 tumans (4,000 in jewelry and 3,000 in cash) and two dangs (two-sixth shares) of the village of Zahir Abad, valued at 5,000 tumans.

Item Details

  • Date 1 March 1924
  • Notes Bound in velvet covers with embroidery.
  • Dimensions 24 x 17 cm
  • Collections Mossadegh Foundation
  • Repository Mossadegh Foundation Collection
  • Restrictions Use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite the Mossadegh Foundation as current repository. Use of material for commercial purposes is contingent upon acquiring the Repository's permission.
  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 29 June 2012
  • Record no. 1029A10
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