Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Four copies of marriage contract, 1714 to 1827

Four copies of marriage contract, 1714 to 1827

First image: copy of the marriage contract of Farangis Khanum, daughter of Lutf‘ali Khan, and Murtaza Quli Mirza, son of Haydar Quli Mirza (son of Fath‘ali Shah Qajar), with mahr of five hundred tumans, May 28, 1827; second image: copy of the marriage contract of Shams Banu, daughter of Fath‘ali Shah Qajar, and Mirza Musa Khan, son of Mirza Buzurg; third image: copy of a marriage contract, November 20, 1805; fourth image: copy of the marriage contract of Aminah Sultan Baygum, daughter of Mirza Ghiyas al-Din Mansur al-Husayni, and Mirza Zayn al-‘Abidin, son of Mirza Sayyid ‘Ali al-Musavi al-‘Amili, with a mahr of one hundred tumans, July 3, 1714. The groom will provide the bride a female slave from Georgia, with value of ten tumans, when he can afford one.

Item Details

  • Date 3 July 1714 - 28 May 1827
  • Collections Tehran University Central Library
  • Repository Tehran University Central Library
  • Restrictions Use of collection materials for publication purposes must cite Tehran University Central Library as current repository. Use of material for commercial purposes is contingent upon acquiring the Repository's permission.
  • Accessed 18 June 2019
  • Last Edited 18 July 2019
  • Record no. 1255A4
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