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Woman Carrying a Vase

Object Name:
Illustrated single work
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm) W. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Accession Number:
45.174.18
Not on view
Marking: Indecipherable word and numeral on margin.
George D. Pratt, New York (by 1933–d. 1935); Vera Amherst Hale Pratt, New York (life interest 1935–45)
Dimand, Maurice S., ed. "Dated Specimens of Mohammedan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." MMA Studies 1, pt.2 (1929). ill. fig. 18.

Denny, Walter B., A. Kevin Reinhart, and Gene R. Garthwaite. Images of Paradise in Islamic Art, edited by Sheila S. Blair, and Jonathan M. Bloom. Hanover, NH: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1991. no. 20c, p. 88, ill. (b/w).



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