Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Marriage contract of Khanum Sughra and Mirza Muhammad Riza Dastghayb Bihishti, 1928

Marriage contract of Khanum Sughra and Mirza Muhammad Riza Dastghayb Bihishti, 1928

Marriage contract between Khanum Sughra, daughter of Aqa Mirza, and Mirza Muhammad Riza Dastghayb Bihishti. The mahr includes a copy of the Qur’an worth six qirans, two hundred tumans, three misqals of gold, fifty misqals of raw silk, twenty mans (unit of weight) of salt, and some wheat, all remaining the groom’s debt. In addition, the woman has the right to choose the place of residence.

Item Details

  • Date 27 May 1928
  • Dimensions 28.5 x 18 cm
  • Collections Nasrin Dastgheib Beheshti
  • Repository Nasrin Dastgheib Beheshti Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 26 February 2020
  • Last Edited 16 March 2020
  • Record no. 19213A8
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