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Patamanjari Ragini

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Sirohi (possibly, made)
    Marwar (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, an illustration to the musical mode patamanjari ragini, a young man and a female attendant offer sweetmeats and betel leaves to a woman whose lover is absent.

Place of Origin

Sirohi (possibly, made)
Marwar (possibly, made)


late 17th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'rag patamanjari'
[name of musical mode]
inscribed in Nagari on red border


Height: 254 mm, Width: 185 mm, Height: 225 mm image within pink borders, Width: 155 mm image within pink borders

Descriptive line

Painting, patamajari ragini, youth offering saffron to lady, opaque watercolour on paper, Marwar or Sirohi, late 17th century


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper


Painted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Servants; Woman; Man; Food


Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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