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Jain Mandala with Varddhamana in the center

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Inscription

Inscriptions throughout the painting, including one that identifies the central figure (upside down, just below center).

Provenance

By 1967, John Goelet, New York, NY; 1967 gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Indian, Jain, 16th century

Object Place

probably Gujarat, Western India

Dimensions

63.5 x 60.96 cm (25 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

67.853

Medium or Technique

Gouache on cotton

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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