Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Copper bowl

Copper bowl

A copper bowl that belonged to Zulaykha, a relative of Havva Sahami (Shawkat Karimi), mother-in-law of Parvin Saham-lashgari. Zulaykha gifted it to Parvin Saham-lashgari. It was used for the milking of cattle and sheep by children.

Item Details

  • Date late 19th/early 20th century
  • Notes

    According to Parvin Saham-lashgari (the daughter-in-law of Havva Sahami), [Hajar Khanum] mother-in-law of Havva Sahami, had 14 sons, 5 of whom survived. She gave 5 of these bowls to her older daughter-in-law, Havva, to give out to all her 5 daughter-in-laws. One of these was passed down to Zulaykha, daughter-in-law of one of these sons, and she gifted it to Parvin.

  • Dimensions 13.5 x 26.5 cm
  • Collections Saham-lashgari
  • Repository Saham-Lashgari Collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions
  • Accessed 8 April 2013
  • Last Edited 17 May 2013
  • Record no. 1267A12
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