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.

An00023098 001 l

Thing

In Series
Portraits of celebrities of the Persian Court
Made Of
paper
Type of Thing
album, painting
School
Qajar School
Subject
costume/clothing, dancer
Techniques
painted

Place

Made In
Iran

Time

Acquired In
1983
Made
1830, circa, ["1852", "Album compiled"]
Period/Culture
Qajar dynasty

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