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Asavari Ragini, from a Ragamala series

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Inscription

Obverse: AKC- "Asavari is longing for her husband, and climbs the Malaya mountains, All the snakes desert their sandal trees, and writhe and coil their bodies."

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917; purchased from Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1917; purchased in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, late 17th century

Object Place

Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

29.2 x 20.4 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2913

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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