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Portrait of a Deccani ruler standing

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Inscription

Inscription in front: Samja Dakhani.

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, Rajasthani, 19th century

Object Place

Jaipur, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

16.7 x 7.3 cm (6 9/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2388

Medium or Technique

Tracing: ink on skin

Collections

Asia

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