Botanical designs

Indian, Pahari
about 19th century


Object Place: Possibly Lahore, Punjab, Northern India or Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 16.9 x 13.7 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.) Image: 16.9 x 13.7 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2648

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper, perhaps with graphite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Reverse: partial 3 line inscription in Persian (to be read)

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