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Portrait of a man, possibly a priest

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Inscription

Obverse: Gosai mami das-ji.

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

12.9 x 8.9 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2973

Medium or Technique

Tracing: ink on skin

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Asia

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