Fragment of a charmingly painted panel of the well bedecked ladies with attendants in a garden. The faces of the ladies are decorated with beauty marks in red. Their coiffure is elaborately decorated with golden hair-pins. One of the attendants is seen with a musical instrument. It is a masterpiece of the T’ang style of secular paintings on silk.


  • Title: Ladies in a garden
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 600 AD - 800 AD
  • Location: Astana, Iran
  • Physical Dimensions: w540 x h375 cm (wIthout cover)
  • Type: Silk Painting
  • Rights: National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi
  • Style: Central Asia Antiquities Art
  • Place Part Of: Iran

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