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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Watercolour painting on ivory of two women playing instruments. The women are both seated, wearing lavish clothing and jewellery at their necks, arms and ears. One plays a pair of drums, the other holds a sārangī. In the background on the left, is a column and a hanging textile and in the far distance on the right is a landscape with a river and palm trees.


  • School/style

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 9 centimetres
    • Width: 6.7 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).

  • Department


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Or4566
Painting. Portrait. Two women musicians. Painted on ivory.

Painting. Portrait. Two women musicians. Painted on ivory.

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