Exhibitions/ Art Object

Palanquin Cover with Makara Head

16th–17th century
India (Karnataka)
H. 6 (15.2 cm); W. 17 in. (43.2 cm); D. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Jeffrey and Denise Figiel, 2008
Accession Number:
Not on view
Jeffrey and Denise Figiel , Troy, MI (until 2008; donated to MMA)
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