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شهناز پهلوی در کنار عمه هایش شمس و اشرف پهلوی,هما زاهدی(خواهر اردشیر) و فضل ا... زاهدی در شب نامزدیش با اردشیر-سال1335 princess Shahnaz Pahlavi and her aunts Shams and Ashraf Pahlavi and Ardeshir's sister and father, in her engagement night with Ardeshir Zahedi in 1956

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Persia | Portrait of Nasr-al-Din Shah Qajar (reg. 1848-96), seated on a chair, signed by Sayyid Muhammad al-Husaini al-Imami | Dated AH 1265/AD 1849

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Andy Warhol may be in heaven but his art has a hellish darkness

Andy Warhol Ashraf Pahlavi, Princess of Iran, 1977 Synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen ink on canvas 40 x 40 in. x 102 cm) Hall Collection © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

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Princess Ashraf, twin sister of Iran’s last shah, dies at 96

Behind-the-scenes power broker and campaigner for women’s rights who was immortalised in a portrait by Andy Warhol

Majnun is brought in chains to Layla's tent. From Nizami's Layla Majnun. Painted by the 16th-century Safavid court artist Mir Sayyid ?Ali (Or.2265, f. 157v) - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/asian-and-african/central-asia/page/2/#sthash.xvkYTDru.dpuf

from the Guardian

Princess Ashraf, twin sister of Iran’s last shah, dies at 96