Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran


A family collection of everyday life objects, photographs, marriage contracts, and a settlement.

Collection Highlights

Collection Details

  • History

    Most of the items belonged to ‘Aliyah (Parvin) Saham-lashgari (b. 1929 or 1930), daughter of Zahra (Anis Agha) Lashgari and Muhammad ‘Ali Sahami (Saham-lashgari). They were passed down to her by her mother and her mother-in-law (Havva Sahami [Shawkat Karimi]).

  • Dates Early 19th to mid-20th century
  • Last Edited 24 May 2013
  • Record Number 1267