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Woman Playing a Vina

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Inscription

Obverse: seal: Shiri Bahadur Singh Bandhari (in Persian) and fragmentary inscriptions in Devanagari at top and bottom.

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

Woman Playing a Tambura

Indian, Pahari, early 19th century

  • Attributed to Mola Ram, Indian (Garhwal), 1760–1833
Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 20.5 cm (5 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2662

Medium or Technique

Two-sided sketch page: ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

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