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Tea and Storytelling

A cup of tea and storytelling come hand in hand. In 1684 a Dutchman Engelbert Kaempfer commissioned artists to paint local animals, people or scenes from daily life in Persia:
“Two storytellers. A man sits cross-legged, holding a small cup in one hand while the other gently clasps his sword, resting upon his legs. A daggar is tucked into the sash tied around his waist. The man gazes directly towards the covered lady sitting opposite. The woman’s eyes are visible, while the rest of her face, hair, and body remain covered underneath layers of robes. Her one visible hand is painted, while the other gestures towards her mouth (covered under a robe).” ¹

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