Prisoner

Apparently a Turkoman or Tartar Nomad


Gouache and gold. 14.5x11 cm. Iran. 16th century.
Source: State Hermitage Museum.

Compare: The Turkoman prisoner; a man kneeling, with his wrist fettered to his neck, and a quiver of arrows on his belt, in an Indian painting.



See also Paintings of Nomad Turkmen
Persia Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers