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QANOON-E-ISLAM or the Customs of the Moosulmans of India : compromising a full and exact account of their various rites and ceremonies from the moment of birth till the hour of death.
By Jaffur Shurreef and Gerhard Andreas Herklots
Published by Parbury, Allen & Co., London - 1832
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Gouache painting on mica of a muslim wedding procession. At the head of the procession three men sitting on an elephant holding a flag. Behind them is a group of men on foot wearing white with red, green and blue turbans. The men carry flags, flowers, drums, swords and shields. A marching band plays alongside them. At the back of the procession, the bride and groom on a horse are dressed in red and with decorated flowers.
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