Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Daughters of Saʻid al-Mulk to Nasir al-Din Shah and Anis al-Dawlah, [late 19th century]

Daughters of Saʻid al-Mulk to Nasir al-Din Shah and Anis al-Dawlah, [late 19th century]

The item consists of two letters enclosed in the same envelope and written by Khanum Shahzadah (Khvurshid Taj) and Amirzadah Khanum (Qamar Taj), daughters of Saʻid al-Mulk, to Anis al-Dawlah and Nasir al-Din Shah. Through the mediation of Anis al-Dawlah, favorite wife of Nasir al-Din Shah, they petition Nasir al-Din Shah to bestow their father’s title on Mirza Salih Khan Muʻtamad Divan.

Item Details

  • Creator Khvurshid Taj
  • Date late 19th/early 20th century
  • Notes
    • dimensions of second letter: 16 x 10 cm.; envelope: 10 x 13.5 cm.
  • Dimensions 21 x 16 cm
  • Collections Mansoureh Ettehadieh -- Najm al-Saltanah
  • Repository Mansoureh Ettehadieh
  • Restrictions No restrictions.
  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 20 July 2012
  • Record no. 1021A2
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