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Recto: Woman doing Puja; Verso: Woman putting on an anklet

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Inscription

Obverse: on top, 2 line inscription in Devnagari. Reverse: words in Devnagari on various elements of the painting. Sheet with description in English attched to painting.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, first quarter 19th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Image: 25.5 x 17 cm (10 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Overall: 32 x 18.6 cm (12 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2545

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

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Asia

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