On recto of the print, there are two handwritten numbers in white ink, probably by Antoin Sevruguin, that read "373" and "1236". These numbers appear in the same location as a print of this image which is located in the Myron Bement Smith Collection of Antoin Sevruguin Photographs, located in the 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 number is: FSA A.4 2.12.Up.28
A print of this image is located in the Brooklyn Museum collection. Purchase gift of Leona Soudavar in memory of Ahmad Soudavar, reference number:1997.3.32 The print is titled: "Two Girls in Tribal Costume Entwined".
The two women are photographed alongside what appear to be two male family members in a print by Antoin Sevruguin (number 1225), which is reproduced on page 101 of "Sevruguin's Iran" published by Barjestch van Waalwijk van Doorn And Zaman Publishers.