University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 17844
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: India
Date Made: 19th Century - 1894
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1894
Credit Line:Gift of Charles H. Cramp, 1894


Kalighat painting depicting a ta'ziya (model of the tomb of Hassan and Hussein at Karbala) for a Shiite Muslim festival called Muharram.


[Article] Ghosh, Pika. 2000. Kalighat Paintings from Nineteenth Century Calcutta in Maxwell Sommerville’s ‘Ethnological East Indian Collection’. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 42 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 2View Objects cited in this Publication

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