Oil on Masonite Panel
5" x 7"
Country #5: Nepal
This beautiful Newar girl of Nepal is clad
in a shimmering gold bridal dress. This is the day
of her first marriage, the Ihi ceremony, where she
will be wed to an immortal god. This way, she can
never lose her marital status, as her first "husband" is
eternal. The essence of the paitning is therefore
it's timeless and spiritual qualities.