The Women of the Harem

Indian, Mughal
Mughal period
Foreground: about 1625–30, background added later


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

23.5 x 15.8 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

66.149

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: At top, brief Persian inscription. Below it, a two-line Devanagari inscription. A scribbled inscription at center.

Provenance

By 1965, private dealer/collector, Calcutta; 1965, purchased by John Goelet, Ambainville (Oise) France; 1966, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 9, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet