This signed Indian portrait box is hand painted and signed 'Nanglia'. It is in the post-Mogul natural Indian style. The painting was probably copied from the 18th-19th Century Rajput school with obvious Indian highly prized style of lavish use of gold. The in-lacquer gold on this box is found on side trims, top trim, rug pile, bracelets, veil borders and wine glass.
The young woman wears a full gathered skirt made using the ancient Indian tie-and-dye technique called 'bandana' ...click for details