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Chandi Mangal

  • Object:

    Scroll painting

  • Place of origin:

    West Bengal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1985 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ajit Chitrakar (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper, backed with cloth

  • Museum number:

    IS.58-2005

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

West Bengal (made)

Date

ca. 1985 (made)

Artist/maker

Ajit Chitrakar (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper, backed with cloth

Dimensions

Length: 323 cm, Width: 43.5 cm

Descriptive line

Scroll painting, Chandi Mangal. by Ajit Chitrakar, watercolour on paper, West Medinipur, West Bengal, ca. 1985

Materials

Watercolour; Paint; Paper; Cloth

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity

Categories

Paintings; Textiles; Religion; Hinduism; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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