Description Heart-shaped artificial rose arrangement with baby yellow roses and a cream silk ribbon in memory of Touri Hamzavi Bolourchi. Handwritten on the ribbon is: "We Love You Mom"
Historical Notes Born in Tehran, Touri Bolourchi and her husband, Akbar, left Iran in 1981 and settled in Los Angeles, California, to raise their two daughters. A retired nurse who had been educated in England, Touri spoke six languages and loved cooking intricate dishes for company. On September 11, she boarded Flight 175 to return home after visiting her eldest daughter and her family. Touri was 69 years old.
Curator's Comment Touri's daughter Neda remembered that Princess Diana's children had placed a yellow rose arrangement on their mother's grave when she died. Neda thought this idea was really sweet so she purchased a similar one in 2001. Neda saved this small artificial arrangement and donated it to the museum to represent that gesture. HIDE