Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

The Memories of Sakinah Ashrafi (Banu-yi Ashraf)

The Memories of Sakinah Ashrafi (Banu-yi Ashraf)

Sakinah Ashrafi (Banu-yi Ashraf), as recorded in a family gathering on 3 Feb 1971 in Tehran, one year before her death. She talks about weddings in the family and narrates related anecdotes. Banu-yi Ashraf (1890-1972) was the daughter of Zibandah Khanum and Ghulam Husayn Khan Ashrafi, and the wife of Musa Ashraf al-Mulk (Ashrafi). Other people in this gathering are: ʻAbd Allah Ashrafi (Banu-yi Ashraf’s brother), who recorded the audio, Bihjat al-Muluk Muʻizzi (ʻAbd Allah Ashrafi’s wife, and the daughter of Ruqayyah Muʻizzi (Amir Muʻizzi) and Basir Khaqan Muʻizzi whose wedding is described by Banu-yi Ashraf).

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The Memories of Sakinah Ashrafi (Banu-yi Ashraf)

Item Details

  • Date 3 February 1971
  • Collections Ashrafi
  • Repository Ashrafi family collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 9 January 2013
  • Last Edited 19 November 2013
  • Record no. 1138A190
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