Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Quds Iran and her family

Quds Iran and her family

Front row, from left: Aminah Khanum known as Bibi Jun and Ruqiyah Khanum known as Khanum Buzurg (daughter of Aminah Khanum); second row, from left: Shifteh Soltani (daughter of Quds Iran), Quds Iran Juz’ Khvajah-nuri (granddaughter of Aminah Khanum), Marziyah Khanum (daughter of Ruqiyah Khanum), Badr al-Zaman (or Hamidah, daughter of Ruqiyah Khanum), and Shirin Sultani (daughter of Quds Iran); third row, from left: Yusuf Sultani (son of Ruqiyah Khanum), Puran Pizishkiyan (wife of Yusuf), Shams al-Zaman (or Zahra, daughter of Ruqiyah Khanum), Ahmad ‘Azima (Shams al-Zaman’s son); fourth row, first person from left: Mahin Banu (or Mari, wife of Majid Rahnama and daughter of Dirakhshandah Panah Izadi and Mas‘ud ‘Itimadi); the person in front of the entryway: Mahmud Sultani (son of Ruqiyah Khanum and husband of Quds Iran); children not identified, but some were children of Mahin Banu and Majid Rahnama (son of Zakiyah Ha’iri and Zayn al-‘Abidin Rahnama)