Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Cover (Rumal)

18th century
India (Himachal Pradesh, Chamba)
Cotton and silk
30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm)
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
Not on view
Radha and Krishna are shown seated on a lotus in a wooded grove populated by male and female attendants, cows, and peacocks.
Michael Friedsam , New York (until d. 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Krishna: Mythology and Worship," March 1, 2008–July 28, 2008.

Related Objects

Cover (Rumal)

Date: 18th century Medium: Cotton, silk, and tinsel Accession: 20.120.271 On view in:Not on view

Cover (Rumal)

Date: 18th century Medium: Silk, tinsel, cotton, and metal Accession: 31.82.2 On view in:Not on view

Cover (Rumal)

Date: 19th century Medium: Silk and metal on cotton Accession: 59.92 On view in:Not on view

Picchwai for the Festival of Cows

Date: late 18th century Medium: Painted and printed gold and silver leaf and opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton Accession: 2003.177 On view in:Gallery 243

The Monkey King Vali's Funeral Pyre

Date: ca. 1780 Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper Accession: 2004.367 On view in:Gallery 464