Chrysanthemum design

Indian, Pahari
18th century


Object Place: Garhwal, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 10.1 cm (7 15/16 x 4 in.) Image: 20.2 x 10.1 cm (7 15/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2687

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari - guldaudi ki thaini- branch/twig of chrysanthemum.

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