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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian; Rajasthan; Mewar
Title:Shikar Scene
Date Made:mid 18th century
Type:Drawing
Materials:gouache and gold paint on paper
Place Made:India
Measurements:sight: 8 7/16 x 11 1/2 in.; 21.4313 x 29.21 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1981:27-2
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith (Catherine Atwater, class of 1934)
1981_27_2.jpg

Description:
stampeding elephant with rider on back holding saber attacks men holding pikes, swords, staffs, knives. A chain on the elephant's leg shows that it was once imprisoned. elephant's leg breaks free of the decorated border surrounding image. text in black top center

Keywords/Tags:
landscape; animal man; war; outdoor

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