Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Inlaid Backgammon

Inlaid Backgammon

Belonged to Shams Aʻzam Qavami, who handed it down to his son, Manuchihr Qavami. Manuchihr Qavami passed it down to his daughter, Aʻzam Dukht Qavami.

Item Details

  • Date undated
  • Notes

    Fakhr Taj Qavami, known as Shams Aʻzam Qavami, used to play with Fakhr al-Saltanah, wife of Ibrahim Qavam, and both were excellent players of backgammon.

  • Dimensions board: 35.5 x 46.5, pieces: 3.5 x 1, and bag: 16.5 x 13
  • Collections Aʻzam Dukht Qavami
  • Repository Aʻzam Dukht Qavami Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 2 April 2013
  • Last Edited 17 May 2013
  • Record no. 1268A18
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