Portraits of celebrities of the Persian Court
- Portraits of celebrities of the Persian Court
A dancing girl; single-page painting mounted on album folio. Dancing girl with hennaed hands holding a bottle and a cup. Wearing an orange skirt, red slippers, red and white striped tunic, feathered headdress and red shawl with gold piping that covers her head and torso. Inscribed. Album contains 26 portraits and flower studies.
Ink and opaque watercolour on paper. Album bound with leather, with gold gilt trim decorating front cover, spine and edges of pages.
- 1830 (circa)
- 1852 (Album compiled)
- Made in: Iran
- (Asia,Middle East,Iran)
- Height: 22.4 centimetres (page)
- Width: 18 centimetres (page)
- Height: 23.2 centimetres (manuscript)
- Width: 19 centimetres (manuscript)
- Thickness: 1.2 centimetres (manuscript)
Inscription PositionFront of album
Inscription PositionBottom of page
Inscription ContentDancing Girl _ No. 5.
See 1983,0315,0.1 .1-.26 for all folios included in this album.
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Object reference number: RFM42652
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