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- Object: Panchama Ragini
Painting from an album bound in red silk designed fabric containing a complete set of Jaipur 19th century Ragamala paintings.
Panchama ragini clothed in red and gold skirt, yellow blouse and purple flowing veil sits on a blanket in front of two brightly striped bolster cushions listening to two female musicians seated on either side of her. The musicians are in brightly coloured costumes of green, lilac, orange and gold; the lady on the left plays a sitar. A decorative blue, white and gold coloured wall frames a doorway of lilac coloured bricks contained in a gold frame.
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Height: 31.70 centimetres (page)
Height: 24.50 centimetres (painting including all margins)
Width: 19.40 centimetres
Width: 24.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The series is a complete one of thirty six based on the 'standardized painters system' existing in Jaipur during the 19th century. Black ink floral sprays on first and last pages.
Jaipur 19th century Ragamala paintings characteristically depict text in enclosed decorative panels or cartouches on top of each painting. (Ebeling, K., 'Ragamala Painting', 1973. Pg.228, illustration 148.)
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