Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Maryam Baygum and Mirza ‘Abbas, 1909 or 1910

Marriage contract of Maryam Baygum and Mirza ‘Abbas, 1909 or 1910

Marriage contract of Maryam Baygum known as Ihtiram al-Sadat, daughter of Sayyid Ahmad, and Mirza ‘Abbas, son of Mirza Mahmud. The mahr includes three hundred and sixty tumans, ten tumans of which is for a Qur’an, and one of seven shares of the groom’s house located at the Darb-i Khanqah neighborhood in the Sangilaj region of Tehran.

Item Details

  • Date December 1909 or January 1910
  • Dimensions 18 x 23.5 cm
  • Collections Mounesali
  • Repository Mounesali Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 7 November 2016
  • Last Edited 7 December 2016
  • Record no. 15170A1
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