Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

The plan of the Lariha house

The plan of the Lariha house

One of the houses from the Qajar period, located in Fahadan neighborhood in Yazd, belonged to Haj Muhammad Ibrahim Lari, and was built in 1863 or 1864. According to the date on one of the painted decorations in the interior, the building of this house was completed in 1869 or 1870. This building originally consisted of six houses, but only the main outer building has survived. The two drawings represent the plans of the two levels of Lariha’s house.

Item Details

  • Date mid/late 19th century
  • Notes

    In 1964, ‘Ali Muhammad Muvaddat (d. 1996) purchased this house and since then it was used as a sufi lodge [khanqah] for the Ni‘mat Allahi order. In January 17, 1999, the National Heritage Organization registered this building as a national monument (registration number 2249). For photographs of the exterior and interior of Lariha’s house, see the item with the record number 14125A2 in the same collection.

  • Collections Old Houses
  • Repository Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 30 March 2015
  • Last Edited 5 January 2017
  • Record no. 14125A3
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