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Culture:Indian, Moghul
Title:Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Shah Jahan
Date Made:mid to late 17th century
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
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

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

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

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