Chandi Mangal

Scroll Painting
ca. 1985 (made)
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Painted in watercolour on paper, backed with cloth, a long, narrow painted paper narrative scroll divided into 10 horizontal registers. The scroll is glued onto a backing of printed cotton cloth. The scroll depicts the story of Chandi Mangal.


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Materials and Techniques
Painted in watercolour on paper, backed with cloth
Brief Description
Scroll painting, Chandi Mangal. by Ajit Chitrakar, watercolour on paper, West Medinipur, West Bengal, ca. 1985
Physical Description
Painted in watercolour on paper, backed with cloth, a long, narrow painted paper narrative scroll divided into 10 horizontal registers. The scroll is glued onto a backing of printed cotton cloth. The scroll depicts the story of Chandi Mangal.
Dimensions
  • Length: 323cm
  • Width: 43.5cm
Content description
The story of Chandi Mangal.
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IS.58-2005

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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