Devagiri Ragini (two women approach to do Siva puja), from a Ragamala series
Object Place: Bahu-Jammu area, Punjab Hills, Northern India
Overall: 21 x 20.8 cm (8 1/4 x 8 3/16 in.) Image: 16 x 16 cm (6 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper
Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)
Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, "Devagiri Ragini, ragini Hindola di barja"
Reverse: at top, in Devanagari, "Devgiri Hindole di barja. Dua patra"
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)