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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: 8.3 x 10.1 cm (3 1/4 x 4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.268.a
The carved door on the left appears to be made of wood.
As the sun sets on the forty-second night Khujasta reproaches Tuti, accusing him of keeping her away from her lover. Tuti responds by telling Khujasta a story about a merchant’s son who similarly received wise advice from a talking parrot. By the time the story ends, it is too late for Khujasta to visit her lover.
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