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The Bride with Mourners Carrying the Bridegroom's Coffin
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The Bride with Mourners Carrying the Bridegroom's Coffin


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.649 depicts a scene from Suz va gudaz. Overcome with grief, the young Hindu woman accompanies her bridegroom's coffin to the funeral pyre and decides to commit sati (or self immolation).
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.649.14A
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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