Object Place: Malwa, Central India
Overall 19.5 x 14.8 cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor on paper
Not On View
Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, the title, now effaced. Reverse: in Devanagari: "Entering the garden, the modest woman playfully gathers flowers, For the coming of her Lord Malkaus; a most devoted lady devoted to the hero."
1913, purchased in Delhi, 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 to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)