On recto of the print, there are two handwritten numbers in white ink probably by Antoin Sevruguin that read "415" and "1322". These numbers are located in the same position as the same numbers as the print of this image in the Myron Bement Smith Collection of Antoin Sevruguin Photographs held in Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
This photograph forms part of a group that is believed to have belonged to Earl Thomas Crain (1907-1989), an American foreign service officer who was stationed in Iran from 1935. The group of photographs are believed to have been originally acquired by the father of Crain’s wife, Elizabeth Agnes Hildebrand, who was an honorary council for Switzerland in Iran after the first world war.
A print of this image is also in the Myron Bement Smith Collection: Antoin Sevruguin Photographs. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Katherine Dennis Smith, 1973-1985. The reference numbers is FSA A.4 2.12.Up.55
The image appears on the cover and on page 38 of the catalogue, "Antoine Sevruguin" produced by the Matenadaram Museum in Armenia. The print is titled: "Countrywoman (1880-90)".