Portrait of a woman wearing a cloak

The royal court at Bikaner included Muslim women. This royal woman wears a white cloak covered with a repeating gilded leaf pattern and a screen sewn in at the forehead. When the cloak is pulled over her face for added modesty, she looks out through the screen.

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper


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