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Woman Eating Pan with Two Maids, possibly Todi Ragamala

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Inscription

Reverse: from Bihari, in takri, has no connection w/ picture, nayika accusing nayaka of coming home dishevelled in morning. reference to pan leaves in doha, possible

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, Pahari, third quarter 18th century

Object Place

Mankot, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 21.5 cm (8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3117

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

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Asia

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