Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Anik Stepanian in her wedding dress

Anik Stepanian in her wedding dress

Anik is the oldest of Ninish Amirkhanian (Stepanian)’s daughters.

Item Details

  • Date 1940
  • Notes

    According to the family, Anik Stepanian was born in 1912 to Ninish Amirkhanian (Stepanian) and Harutiun (Artin) Stepanian, who was the royal dentist during the reign of Muhammad ʻAli Shah. Anik was the first woman to graduate from the school of dentistry at the University of Tehran. She married Avak Avakiyan in 1941.

  • Dimensions 23.5 x 16 cm
  • Collections Avakiyan
  • Repository Nina Avakiyan Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions.
  • Accessed 11 March 2013
  • Last Edited 8 February 2023
  • Record no. 1260A11
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