Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Fatimah and Sayyid ʻAli, 1852

Marriage contract of Fatimah and Sayyid ʻAli, 1852

Marriage contract of Fatimah, the daughter of Rajab (the son of Karbalayi Muhammad Muslim), and Sayyid ʻAli, the son of Mir Habib. The mahr includes: five tumans in cash, a property priced at five tumans, five mans [each man is three kilograms] of copper priced at 25000 [dinars], a quarter of an inherited garden priced at two tumans, some pieces of land close to the river priced at one tuman, a man and half of silk priced at [illegible] tumans, two sets of outfits priced at two tumans that were received, a set of bedding priced at one tuman that was received, a handmade carpet priced at one tuman that was received, and some gold priced at two tumans and five thousand [dinars].

Item Details

  • Date 3 April 1852
  • Collections Astan-i Quds
  • Repository Astan-i Quds Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 14 January 2016
  • Last Edited 12 October 2016
  • Record no. 14126A48
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