Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Khadijah Khanum Afzal and Muhammad Baqir Khan Mallah, 1914

Marriage contract of Khadijah Khanum Afzal and Muhammad Baqir Khan Mallah, 1914

Marriage contract of Khadijah Khanum, known as Khanum Afzal, the daughter of [Bibi Khanum Astar Abadi and] Aqa Musa Khan Sartip Muhajir, and Muhammad Baqir Khan [Aqa Buzurg Mallah], the son of Aqa Muhammad ‘Ali Khan Astarabadi (the colonel, originally from Anzali). The mahr was 800 tumans, 200 tumans of which was received by the bride and the rest, in addition to some gold and a Qurʼan, was charged to the groom. Muhammad Baqir Khan transferred part of his land in Astarabad to Khadijah Khanum as the equivalent of the six hundred tumans of the mahr.

Item Details

  • Date 18 November 1914
  • Dimensions 21.5 x 17 cm
  • Collections Mahlaqa Mallah
  • Repository Mahlaqa Mallah Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 14 November 2014
  • Last Edited 3 December 2014
  • Record no. 14129A52
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