Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letter from Mahd-i ‘Ulya to ‘Ayn al-Mulk, 1863

Letter from Mahd-i ‘Ulya to ‘Ayn al-Mulk, 1863

She talks about I‘timad al-Dawlah’s recovery, his overeating, and Hakim Bashi and Hakam Masih’s visit; mentions sending ‘Izzat al-Dawlah and her children to Kashanak on the first day of the month, considered a fortunate time; talks about Iftikhar and Qamar al-Saltanah’s visit and making halva for Arba‘in; mentions the Shah’s aunt’s appetite despite her stomach pain; and asks about the promisory note the addressee was supposed to send for a ring

Item Details

  • Creator Malik Jahan Khanum Mahd-i ‘Ulya
  • Date July or August 1863
  • Collections National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- Mahd-i ‘Ulya Documents
  • Repository National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Restrictions Users must refer to the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the original owner of items in this collection.
  • Accessed 3 June 2020
  • Last Edited 2 October 2020
  • Record no. 902B15
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