Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Miscellaneous letters addressed to Sakinah Khanum

Miscellaneous letters addressed to Sakinah Khanum

Miscellaneous letters addressed to Sakinah Khanum, daughter of ʻAbbas Khan Tunikabuni Muntazim al-Mulk and second wife of Mirza Hasan Shaykh al-Islam, including the following: one in which the author, possibly Sakinah Khanum’s sister, congratulates her about her new house; one in which a woman from Tunikabun writes to her with news of family servants; Khayr al-Nisaʼ writes to her and mentions that she has sent a gift of orange blossoms; one in which her father, ʻAbbas Khan Tunikabuni Muntazim al-Mulk, writes to her; and from her sister-in-law, Zahra Khanum. The related envelope includes a letter from Mustafa asking her to hire his daughter and son-in-law, and an additional note.