He presents her with a single lotus-flower bloom to symbolize his pure intentions...Her dress is inspired by the exquisite courtesan dresses of the Mughal empire, with intricate gold detailing depicted in their illuminated miniature manuscripts. The ground is alive with detailed flowers and a vivid menagerie including peacocks, lions, elephants, horses & parrots. This pattern was greatly inspired by the colourful textiles of Gujarat, India.
This painting measures 31.5" in diameter & is available FOR SALE. Don't be shy, inquire at shirinsahba @gmail.com.