Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Gawhar Shad and ‘Ali Akbar Nazm al-Dawlah, 1923

Marriage contract of Gawhar Shad and ‘Ali Akbar Nazm al-Dawlah, 1923

Marriage contract of Gawhar Shad Khanum, daughter of Khabir al-Saltanah [and Aqdas al-Muluk Mu‘izzi], and Mirza ‘Ali Akbar Khan Nazm al-Dawlah, son of Mirza Muhammad Khan Majd al-Saltanah [and Iqlima ‘Adl]. Mahr was a Qur’an, thirty five hundred tumans (eight hundred tumans of which has been paid), two brilliant diamond rings, a pair of lamps, and a mirror.