Decorative Paper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

GUSN

GUSN-296672

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

Descriptive Terms

decorated papers
paper (fiber product)
religious art
Paper

Associated Person

Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

India

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1252

Places

Possibly India (Asia) [subcontinent]