Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Amir Hossein Nikpour

A collection of objects of everyday life, photographs, correspondence, books, writings including prayers, prescriptions, invitation letters, questions and answers, and legal and financial documents including marriage contracts, dowry registries, sales and settlements, wills, affidavits, and petitions.

Collection Highlights

Collection Details

  • History

    Most of the objects in this collection belonged to Raziyah Khanum, the daughter of Mirza Muhsin, who gave them to his son, ‘Abd al-Husayn Nikpur, who in turn gave them to his son, Amir Hossein Nikpour.

  • Dates Late-18th to early-20th century
  • Date Acquired December 11, 2014
  • Last Edited 10 August 2021
  • Record Number 14142