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Malavakusika Raga: Page from a Dispersed Ragmala Series (Garland of Musical Modes)

Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
India (Rajasthan, Amber?)
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 8 5/8 x 7 3/8 in. (21.9 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cynthia Hazen Polsky, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.424.14
Not on view
A prince, fanned by an attendant, is taking pan, a refreshing and slightly narcotic mixture of betel nut, powdered lime, and condiments wrapped in a leaf.
John and Berthe Ford , Baltimore (in 1971) ; Cynthia Hazen Polsky , New York (before 1987; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ragamala Paintings," 1995.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ragamala Paintings," 1999.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Mughal Influence in Rajasthani Painting," 2001.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ragamala Paintings," 2003.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ragamala Paintings," 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi’s Miniature Paintings," July 29, 2013–February 2, 2014.

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