Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Settlement between Riza Quli Khan and his mother, 1893

Settlement between Riza Quli Khan and his mother, 1893

Change to: The second wife of Mirza Fazl Allah Khan [Agha Baygum Khanum] transfers the ownership of all her belongings (including whatever she owns until her death) to her son, Riza Quli Khan, in exchange for one hundred dinars. The condition is that Riza Quli Khan will be responsible for the food and clothing expenses of his mother as long as she lives. Moreover, after her death, he shall spend fifty tumans of his own money for the funeral expenses. A male slave, named Qanbar, and a female slave, named Tuti, are included in this settlement. Tuti, one of Qanbar’s daughters, worked for Riza Quli Khan’s mother.

Item Details

  • Date October or November 1893
  • Dimensions 33.5 x 21.5 cm
  • Collections Iran Khanum and Amirdukht Ghaffari
  • Repository Iran Khanum and Amirdukht Ghaffari Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 24 May 2018
  • Last Edited 17 July 2018
  • Record no. 16178A55
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