Seated woman preparing wool

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Historical period(s)
Safavid period, early 17th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (painting): 17.4 × 9.9 cm (6 7/8 × 3 7/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1933.4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Iran, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), spinning (textile), woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1933
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1933
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Published References
  • Lawrence Binyon, J.V.S. Wilkinson, Basil Gray. Persian Miniature Painting: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House, January-March 1931. Exh. cat. Oxford, January - March 1931. p. 170, no. 303.
  • Persian Art: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Exhibition of Persian Art at Burlington House. Exh. cat. London, January - March, 1931. opp. p. 32.
  • Washington's Treasure House of Middle Eastern Art. vol. 1, no. 1 Washington, January 1956. p. 6.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum