Acanthus motifs, probably designs for a printed textile

Indian
About 1800


Object Place: Patna, India (Eastern)

Dimensions

16.6 x 26 cm (6 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2870

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Inscription in front: Hindi inscription in the center.

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