Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Gawhar al-Saltanah and Fath‘ali Vaziri, 1918

Marriage contract of Gawhar al-Saltanah and Fath‘ali Vaziri, 1918

Marriage contract of Narjis Khanum, known as Gawhar al-Saltanah, the daughter of Shahzadah Mubashshir al-Sultan, and Sultan Fath‘ali Khan [Vaziri], the son of [Bibi Khanum Astarabadi and] Musa Khan Mirpanjah [Vaziri]. The mahr is 750 tumans, a Qurʼan (worth 10 tumans), a mirror, and two lamps. Of this, the bride received 250 tumans, the mirror, and the lamps, while the remaining 500 tumans adn the 10 tumans (the value of the Qurʼan) were charged to the groom.

Item Details

  • Creator Shaykh Muhammad Baqir Najmabadi
  • Date 3 October 1918
  • Notes

    This marriage contract is recorded as an entry (number 10407) on a page with the sequence number 1239, in volume 6 of Shaykh Baqir Najmabadi’s Books of Register. The record number for Shaykh Baqir Najmabadi’s Books of Register is 1014B11 in Najmabadi Collection.

  • Collections Mahlaqa Mallah
  • Repository Mahlaqa Mallah Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 14 November 2014
  • Last Edited 3 December 2014
  • Record no. 14129A54
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