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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper
Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 8.9 x 10.1 cm (3 1/2 x 4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.268.b
The woman in green is the chaperone of ‘Ubaid’s new wife.
The young ‘Ubaid, wearing green, sits across from his new wife on a blue and gold arabesque carpet. ‘Ubaid is so infatuated with his bride’s beauty that he begins to neglect his regular duties. His worried father consults a talking parrot and myna bird for advice on how to restrain his son’s excessive devotion.
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