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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian, Moghul
Title:Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Shah Jahan
Date Made:mid to late 17th century
Type:Painting
Materials:opaque watercolor on paper
Measurements:Sheet: 13 in x 10 5/8 in; 33 cm x 27 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1967.38
Credit Line:Gift of Alban G. Widgery
1967-38.jpg

Description:
The noblewoman has been tentatively identified as Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Shah Jahan, for whom he built the mausoleum known as the Taj Mahal.

Tags:
carpets; figures; headdresses; landscapes; nobility; portraits; pose; royalty; servants; wives; women

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