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Lady with Attendants
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Lady with Attendants


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Description A woman sits while two attendants look after her needs. The colorful dresses of the attendants stand in contrast to the nudity of the central figure. A short inscription in Takri script at the top of the red border reads, "foot ornament 1." This painting might have been the first in a sequence depicting the stages of dressing a beauty, beginning with her foot and ending with her head.
Provenance John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2001, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2001

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Period
ca. 1700
Medium
pigments with betel leaf on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.878
Measurements
H: 6 5/8 x W: 7 5/16 in. (16.83 x 18.57 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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