Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Asking for Ashraf [Fakhr al-Dawlah]'s hand in marriage

Asking for Ashraf [Fakhr al-Dawlah]'s hand in marriage

The author writes to ask for the hand of Ashraf [Fakhr al-Dawlah], daughter of Surur al-Saltanah (and Muzaffar al-Din Shah), in marriage. To convince Shukuh al-Saltanah (mother of Muzaffar al-Din Shah), the author also sent gifts, such as a pearl rosary and a diamond armband to her. The writer also seeks the permission of [Nasir al-Din] Shah, and expresses the desire that the wants the wedding ceremony be affordable to the bridegroom.

Item Details

  • Date undated
  • Collections Zanyar Nuri
  • Repository Zanyar Nuri Collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 27 June 2015
  • Last Edited 25 September 2015
  • Record no. 13118B22
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