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Bridegroom is Buried Under a Collapsed Building
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Bridegroom is Buried Under a Collapsed Building


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Description This miniature from Walters manuscript W.649 depict a scene from the Suz va gudaz. On the morning the young man and woman were to be wed, the bridegroom travels to the home of his beloved. On his way, he stops to rest in a mud building. As a result of heavy rains, the structure falls and buries the bridegroom and his companions alive.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1068 AH/AD 1657 (Safavid; Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.649.13A
Measurements
H: 9 1/4 x W: 5 11/16 in. (23.5 x 14.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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