Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Shahrbanu Khanum and Mirza ‘Abd al-Vahhab, 1881

Marriage contract of Shahrbanu Khanum and Mirza ‘Abd al-Vahhab, 1881

Marriage contract of Shahrbanu Khanum, daughter of Mulla ‘Abd Allah Shabih Khvan [ta‘ziyah performer] of Mahallat, and Mirza ‘Abd al-Vahhab, son of Mulla ‘Abd Allah of Mahallat. The mahr includes: seventy tumans, Naraqi felt carpet, Isfahani qalamkar bedding, copper, gold, and a house in Mahallat. Thirty-eight tumans and five thousand dinars were paid, and the rest remains the groom’s debt.

Item Details

  • Date 11 November 1881
  • Dimensions 37 x 43 cm
  • Collections Mounesali
  • Repository Mounesali Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 10 November 2016
  • Last Edited 7 December 2016
  • Record no. 15170A11
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