• Featured Object

    Featured Object

    FEATURED
    OBJECT

Like many Qajar-era mirror cases which celebrate the triumphs of men, this object features a portrait of a Qajar prince on the outer cover and an intimate image of a coquettish lady on the inside of the case.

Qajar Iran, circa 1820
Painted, varnished and gilded papier–mâché
MIA.2014.186