University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:CG98-1-91O
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian (uncertain)
Hindu
Provenience: India (uncertain)
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Cloth
Technique:Woven
Painted (uncertain)
Printed (uncertain)
Iconography:Kama?
Yaksha
Parrot

Description

Square piece of cloth printed or painted with image on one side. In red, yellow, orange, green and black. Image of Kama, god of love, or Yaksha, spirit of nature, son of Visnu. Flowers running down left hand side may represent his bow of flowers or five arrows. Holds a parrot.


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