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Inscription

On reverse, two inscriptions in Devanagari, possibly Rajasthani dialect. To be read.

Provenance

Originally purchased from the library of Puj Kripa Rishi, a Jaina priest, Patti, Panjab, in 1913 by Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased from AKC and given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Gujarat or Rajasthan, Western India

Dimensions

Overall: 29.6 x 9.8 cm (11 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2288a

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

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Asia

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