Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

ʻAlamtaj Mukri (Saniʻ al-Muluk)

b. 1917 or 1918 Tehran
d. 1984 or 1985 Tehran

ʻAlamtaj Mukri (1917-1984), the daughter of Zaynab Fattahi and Muhammad Taqi Mukri, was born in Tehran. At the age of sixteen she married Murtaza Lajavardi and they had three children: Parivash, Munirah, and ʻAli Akbar. ʻAlamtaj studied up to the ninth grade and knew some German. She had good handwriting and had several craft skills. Some of her works are in the Lajavardi Collection.

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