- Museum number
- Series: Persian Costumes
Portrait of a young woman; single-page painting mounted on album folio. A woman beats a drum slung over her shoulder. She wears an orange blouse, a green skirt and a grey flowered jacket. A mauve veil is suspended from a head band adorned with a feather and a jewelled ornament. Album contains 19 paintings of Persian costumes.
Ink and opaque watercolour on paper. Album bound in green leather with gold gilt trim, with pages of gold trim. Includes loose letter (in French) on thin blue paper describing contents and addressed to recipient.
- Production date
1842 (date of European binding)
Height: 18.30 centimetres (image (av.))
Height: 26.50 centimetres (manuscript)
Height: 25.60 centimetres (page)
Thickness: 1.10 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 11.80 centimetres (image (av.))
Width: 20 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 18.40 centimetres (page)
- Curator's comments
- See 1921,0614,0.1 .1-.19 for all folios included in this album.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- Registration number