Kalighat Painting


From: India

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 17844
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian | Islamic
Provenience India
Date Made 19th Century - 1894
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Iconography Ta'ziya

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

Length 40.3 cm
Width 27.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Charles H. Cramp, 1894

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