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Virahini (heroine on a bed suffering the pangs of love)

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Inscription

Reverse: (shimmering through) Hindi text by Dev, trans. AKC

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, mid-19th century

Object Place

Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Image: 18.2 x 23.8 cm (7 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2516

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

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Asia

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