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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in water-colour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.314-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Water-colour painting depicting a flowering plant motif on a Mogul carpet made in the Royal Factory, Lahore, for the Palace at Amber, Jaipur, between 1625 and 1728. Detail from a trellis panel of the field, conventional white jonquil motif in colours on a crimson ground.

Place of Origin

Jaipur (painted)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in water-colour on paper

Descriptive line

Painting, detail from a Moghul carpet, painted in water-colour on paper, Jaipur, ca. 1900

Production Note

The series was prepared at Jaipur, about 1900, from carpets in the Royal Palaces and in the State (or City) Museum, by Rajput students working under the supervision of Sir Swinton Jacob, K. C. I. E., at the instigation of the late William Griggs, Esq., to be reproduced as illustrations (chromo-lithographs) in the 'Asian Carpets Portfolio' published by Griggs and Sons in 1905.

Materials

Watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flower; Carpet

Categories

Paintings; Designs; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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