Dancing girls from Malwa entertain Akbar, 1561

Source:  "Gulbadan: Portrait of a Rose Princess at the Mughal Court," by Rumer Godden (New York: The Viking Press, 1980), p. 47. Scan by FWP, Sept. 2001.

"Miniature from the Victoria & Albert Museum Akbar-nama, c. 1590 (I.S. 2-1896 16/117). Dancing girls taken from Baz Bahadur's palace at Malwa performing a Kathak dance before Akbar in 1561." (Gulbadan p. 155)

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