Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

First page of a Qur'an with birth records

First page of a Qur'an with birth records

The first page of a Qur’an belonging to Gawhar Taj Jahandari (the granddaughter of Dirakhshandah Khanum); it features birth records of the children of Ruqiyah Khanum and ‘Abd al-Husayn Mirza ‘Ala’ al-Sultan: Fatimah Sultan, 19 June 1889; Ghulmhusayn Mirza, 22 April 1893; Nimtaj Khanum, 9 January 1898; Jalal al-Din Mirza, 9 January 1900; Muhammad Riza Mirza, 18 December 1906; Fakhri Khanum [Fakhr al-Taj], 10 April 1908; and ‘Alamtaj Khanum, 3 February 1909.

Item Details

  • Date mid/late 19th century
  • Dimensions 32 x 21 cm
  • Collections Moezzi
  • Repository Private collection of the Moezzi family
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 10 April 2015
  • Last Edited 4 January 2017
  • Record no. 1134D17
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