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Decorative Paper

2001.281.1252 (RS210001)

Description

Partial roll of paper printed with repeating scene of Hindu god Krishna seated on a carpet surrounded by worshipers, musicians, the god Hanuman, and a five-headed cobra. Krishna holds a large red flower. Seated on the flower is a four-headed, four-armed figure, possibly the goddess Lakshmi. The paper is roller-printed in two blues, yellow, green, red, brown and cream on ungrounded paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
India
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Possibly India (Asia) [subcontinent]
Descriptive terms
decorated papers
Paper
paper (fiber product)
religious art
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Accession Number
2001.281.1252
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
296672

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