Designs for animal-headed knives and earpicks
Object Place: Possibly Punjab Hills, Northern India
Overall: 12.3 x 12.5 cm (4 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.) Image: 12.3 x 12.5 cm (4 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink on paper
Not On View
Obverse: next to the two knives, one line inscriptions, in Devnagari - have been read.
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)