Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letters from Muftakhar al-Dawlah

Letters from Muftakhar al-Dawlah

Letters include the following: a letter (possibly from Muftakhar al-Dawlah) to a friend, likely Rukhsarah Khanum or Jahan Ara (Hajiyah Khanum) Pizishkiyan; another letter in which the sender thanks the recipient for a face veil and offers condolences over the death of family members; Muftakhar al-Dawlah writing to Rukhsarah Khanum, daughter of Jahan Ara (Hajiyah Khanum) Pizishkiyan and Mirza Buzurg Shaykh al-Islam, about the death of her brother’s wife (the daughter of Muʻavin al-Mulk) during childbirth.

Item Details

  • Creator Muftakhar al-Dawlah
  • Date undated
  • Collections Bahram Sheikholeslami
  • Repository Private collection of Bahram Sheikholeslami - in honor of his mother, Afsarolmoluk Sheikholeslami
  • Restrictions No restrictions.
  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 28 August 2015
  • Record no. 1139A59
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