Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Batul Khanum and Mirza Mahdi Khan, 1918

Marriage contract of Batul Khanum and Mirza Mahdi Khan, 1918

The temporary marriage contract for 99 years between Batul Khanum, daughter of Mashhadi Akbar Aqa, and Mirza Mahdi Khan Munshi, son of Aqa Mirza Riza Ashtiyani . The sidaq is thirty tumans.

Item Details

  • Date 12 January 1918
  • Notes

    Conditions set in the marriage contract indicate that the husband is responsible for the wife’s needs including food, housing and clothing and if the husband wants to travel, he is allowed to take the wife with him.

  • Dimensions 34 x 21.5 cm
  • Collections Karen
  • Repository Karen Collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 8 August 2012
  • Last Edited 14 September 2012
  • Record no. 1252A158
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