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Inscription

Inscription in front: Instructions for Vasli.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Probably Lahore, Northern India

Dimensions

2.2 x 12.8 cm (7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2634

Medium or Technique

Stencil: ink on paper, pricked for pouncing

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors