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Bangala Ragini

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Inscription

On reverse: "With a view to enthrall her husband, a great and noble lord, the woman repeats the Sama mantra, wearing the aspect of a sage"

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, about 1640–50

Object Place

Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 14.6 cm (7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2383

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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