Ahiri Ragini

Indian, Pahari
first quarter of the 18th century


Object Place: Mankot, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.2 x 21.7cm (8 3/8 x 8 9/16in.) Other (Image only): 18.5 x 18cm (7 5/16 x 7 1/16in.)

Accession Number

17.3219

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Punjabi script: "Ragini Ahiri, wife of Hindola" (Ragini ahiri handole bharja, 4).

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection