Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Maʻsumah Khanum and Mirza Hashim Aqa, 1915

Marriage contract of Maʻsumah Khanum and Mirza Hashim Aqa, 1915

The temporary marriage contract for 99 years between Maʻsumah Khanum, daughter of Aqa Mashhadi Rajabʻali, and Mirza Hashim Aqa. The sidaq is 65 tumans.

Item Details

  • Date 9 July 1915
  • Notes

    Conditions set in the marriage contract indicate that the husband is responsible for the wifes’s needs including food, housing and clothing and if she lives outside the husband’s house, he has to pay her six tumans per month.

  • Dimensions 35.5 x 22 cm
  • Collections Karen
  • Repository Karen Collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 8 August 2012
  • Last Edited 14 September 2012
  • Record no. 1252A151
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