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Devagiri Ragini (two women approach to do Siva puja), from a Ragamala series

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, "Devagiri Ragini, ragini Hindola di barja" Reverse: at top, in Devanagari, "Devgiri Hindole di barja. Dua patra"

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, Pahari, About 1700–10

Object Place

Bahu-Jammu area, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 20.8 cm (8 1/4 x 8 3/16 in.) Image: 16 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3116

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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