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17th century
Attributed to India, Thanjavur
H. 186 in. (472.5 cm)
W. 71 in. (180.3 cm)
Credit Line:
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
Not on view
Lockwood de Forest (American), New York (until 1915; sold to MMA)
London. Victoria and Albert Museum, UK Indemnity. "The Fabric of India," October 3, 2015–January 10, 2016, no. 142.

Crill, Rosemary. The Fabric of India. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2015. no. 142, pp. 138-139, ill. pl. 142 (color).

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