Todi Ragini

Indian, Deccani
18th century


Object Place: Deccan, India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.7 x 15.7cm (9 5/16 x 6 3/16in.)

Accession Number

15.45

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at top, in gurmukhi (Punjabi script, different from Takri):
14 pachhajadi (corruption of padshazadi=princess) todi.
Collector's seal, in Persian: qamrud-din ghulam-i muhi-ud-din, AH 1155
"Slave of muhi-ud-din." Date equivalent to circa 1742, probably date of inventory.

Provenance

1913, purchased Mumbai by unknown individual; 1915, gifted to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: January 7, 1915)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection