Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Hajar Khanum and Ghulam Riza Khan, 1905

Marriage contract of Hajar Khanum and Ghulam Riza Khan, 1905

Marriage contract of Hajar Khanum, the daughter of Muʻtamad al-Sultan Aqa Ghulam Riza Khan, and Aqa Ghulam Riza Khan, the son of Haji Aqa Muhammad Khan Amin al-Raʻaya. The mahr was twenty mans [unit of agricultural land] of a property and the use of water from a qanat, some pieces of land, as well as some rugs, copperware, bedding, and gold worth six hundred tumans in total. On verso, it is noted that Hajar Khanum transferred the money to Aqa Mirza ʻAli Aqa, the son of Haji Muhammad Riza to use as he sees fit on September 9, 1927.

Item Details

  • Date 20 July 1905
  • Dimensions 48 x 28 cm
  • Collections Amir Hossein Nikpour
  • Repository Amir Hossein Nikpour Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 27 September 2016
  • Last Edited 7 December 2016
  • Record no. 14142A6
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