Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Settlement of Baygum Khanum and her husband, 1903

Settlement of Baygum Khanum and her husband, 1903

Includes three documents: 1- Baygum Khanum, the daughter of Mirza ‘Abd al-Husayn, gifts her mahr and dowry to her husband, Mu‘tamad al-Sultan Iskandar Khan Yavar known as Haji Khan, in exchange for a shawl and some crystal candy. She has also made him responsible for spending one-third of her belongings for religious obligations after her death; 2- Mu‘tamad al-Sultan Iskandar Khan Yavar known as Haji Khan transfers some parts of his property to his wife, Baygum Khanum, the daughter of Mirza ‘Abd al-Husayn, in exchange for a pair of socks and some crystal candy; 3- Baygum Khanum settles all the benefits and products of the properties mentioned above to her husband, Iskandar Khan, while he is alive; after his death they will belong to Baygum Khanum.

Item Details

  • Date 23 August 1903
  • Dimensions 34 x 22 cm; 33 x 22 cm; 35 x 21 cm
  • Collections Amir Hossein Nikpour
  • Repository Amir Hossein Nikpour Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 6 October 2016
  • Last Edited 7 December 2016
  • Record no. 14142A42
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