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Three Ladies in a Palace Interior: Page from a Dispersed Laur Chanda (Romance of Laurak and Chanda)

Period:
Sultanate period
Date:
1520–30
Culture:
Northern India (Mandu?)
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 7 1/8 x 5 in. (18.1 x 12.7 cm) Overall (page): 9 x 7 1/2 in. (22.9 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky Gift, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.82
Not on view
The majority of the manuscript from which this page comes is in the Prince of Wales Museum in Mumbai (Bombay). Sultanate-period painting is rare and this set is one of the only three that combine Persian and Indian motifs. It may have been made at the court of Mandu in Madhya Pradesh.
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