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Trisala on Her Couch (left) / The Goddess Sri, One of the Fourteen Lucky Dreams (right); Page from a Dispersed Kalpa Sutra (Jain Book of Rituals)

Date:
15th century
Culture:
India (Gujarat)
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
4 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. (11.1 x 27 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.121.38.4
Not on view
Queen Trisala is shown on her couch pondering her fourteen auspicious dreams. She is to be the mother of Mahavira, the founder of the Jain religion.
[The Kevorkian Foundation , New York, by 1955; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Illustrated Manuscripts in India: Late 13th–early 17th Century," 2004.

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