Early Parsi family

Early Parsi family

drawn by James Forbes & engraved by T. Waganan
circa 1810

Steel engraving
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm.)

This early portrait of a Parsi family shows the man wearing
traditional jama pichori with upturned mojris and turban. The
woman has adorned a traditional mathabana on her head and an
Indian sari. The background on the hill is the Tower of Silence.