Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage and divorce contracts of Furugh-i Ruh Khanum and Mirza Taqi Khan, 1927

Marriage and divorce contracts of Furugh-i Ruh Khanum and Mirza Taqi Khan, 1927

Marriage contract of Furugh-i Ruh Khanum, the daughter of Mirza Taqi Khan Mudabbir al-Sultan, and Aqa ‘Abbas‘ali, the son of Aqa Hasan Nazir, on October 28, 1927. The mahr is fifty tumans and a gold ring worth one tuman. The note on the margin, dated June 29, 1934, is the divorce settlement, according to which Furugh-i Ruh Khanum has settled on twenty five tumans, some textiles, a Qur’an, and the gold ring. Aqa ‘Ali Sultanzad guaranteed this payment.

Item Details

  • Date 28 October 1927
  • Dimensions 34 x 21 cm
  • Collections Tabriz Document Center and Library
  • Repository Tabriz Document Center and Library
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 29 September 2015
  • Last Edited 19 February 2016
  • Record no. 14151A29
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