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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Varanasi (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1835 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in gouache on mica

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss G. Farrar, 1972.

  • Museum number:

    IS.77F-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, gouache on mica, overlay for IS.77-1972, a chhatr-burdar shown with a palkee (palanquin) and labelled 'palkee'.

Place of Origin

Varanasi (made)

Date

ca. 1835 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in gouache on mica

Marks and inscriptions

'palkee-bearer'
labelled on paper folded around object

Historical context note

Intended for use as one of twelve 'moveables', scenes and costumes to overlay on IS.77-1972.

Descriptive line

Painting, overlay scene for IS.77-1972, chhatr-burdar with palanquin, gouache on mica, Varanasi, ca. 1835

Materials

Paint; Gouache; Mica

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Servant; Palanquin

Categories

Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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