Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Fatimah Baygum Khanum and Karbalayi Muhammad Husayn, 1849

Marriage contract of Fatimah Baygum Khanum and Karbalayi Muhammad Husayn, 1849

Marriage contract of Fatimah Baygum Khanum, the daughter of Mir Muhammad ‘Ali from Shiraz, and Karbalayi Muhammad Husayn, the son of Haj Muhammad Husayn the merchant; the mahr is one hundred and forty tumans, of which fifty tumans has been paid and the rest, in addition to thirty tumans (the price of a female slave), remains the groom’s debt.

Item Details

  • Date October or November 1849
  • Dimensions 78.5 x 53 cm
  • Collections Turan Bihnam
  • Repository Turan Bihnam Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 2 August 2016
  • Last Edited 16 September 2016
  • Record no. 15153A6
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