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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, page number "5".

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, first quarter 19th century (about 1800–25)

Object Place

Kangra or Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 34 cm (10 1/16 x 13 3/8 in.) Image: 21.1 x 29.4 cm (8 5/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2424

Medium or Technique

Ink on primed paper

Collections

Asia

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