Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Settlement of Turan Afshar Ustajlu with the lady Alanqu Ustashlu, 1942

Settlement of Turan Afshar Ustajlu with the lady Alanqu Ustashlu, 1942

Settlement between Turan Afshar Ustajlu, daughter of the deceased Jamshid Khan Majd al-Saltanah,and the lady Alanqu Ustashlu, daughter of Husayn Afshar, for the revenues of 30 years, starting from July 26, 1912, from one-and-a half of the six shares of Dizaj Dul village along with its attachments, including caravansary, mill, salt mine, etc. in Rizaʼiyah [Urumiyah] […]. According to Turan Afshar, Husayn Afshar (her husband) had set one-and-a-half sixths of the shared ownership of the village, which is still in his possession, as her mahr on July 26, 1912. The said revenue amounts to 50,000 riyals, still owed by Turan Afshar to the lady Alanqu, which should be paid upon her request. The settlement includes a twenty-year right of revocation.

Item Details

  • Date 1942 or 1943
  • Dimensions 35.5 x 21.5 cm
  • Collections Yasmine Moayedi
  • Repository Yasmine Moayedi Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 6 December 2016
  • Last Edited 9 June 2017
  • Record no. 15154A6
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