Woman Eating Pan with Two Maids, possibly Todi Ragamala

Indian, Pahari
third quarter 18th century


Object Place: Mankot, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 21.5 cm (8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3117

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: from Bihari, in takri, has no connection w/ picture, nayika accusing nayaka of coming home dishevelled in morning. reference to pan leaves in doha, possible

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