Parvati worshipping the Shiva Lingam (reverse: maids dressing a woman's hair)

Indian, Pahari
about 1850–75


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 17.2 cm (8 11/16 x 6 3/4 in.) Image: 19.7 x 13 cm (7 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2563

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

None

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