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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Indian
Title:Untitled; Procession of Gods
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Drawing
Materials:gouache and gold paint on paper
Place Made:India
Measurements:sheet: 9 7/8 x 12 in.; 25.0825 x 30.48 cm; image: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.; 21.59 x 26.67 cm
Narrative Inscription:  unsigned, undated
Accession Number:  SC 1999:26-1
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith (Catherine Atwater, class of 1934)
1999_26_1.jpg

Description:
blue ground, narrow green band along bottom, figures parading in rows; 1st row of elephants carrying men behind figure carried in a litter, behind figures with musical instruments, facing 2 figures on camelback, 2nd row of figures kneeling in front of 3 women behind 2 figures facing 4 men on horseback, 3rd row of 2 women with water containers(?) on their heads facing elephant headed figure on an animal, many headed figure on a bird, elephant carrying 3 figures, many headed figure on a peacock, figure in a carriage drawn by two animals, 5th row of 2 figures on horseback, figure on a lion, figure on an elephant, many-armed figure in a carriage drawn by a team of horses

Keywords/Tags:
man; woman; anima; vegetation; outdoor; religion; Hinduism

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