Pichhavai of Varsha (Monsoon Season)

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Andhra Pradesh state, India
  • Material

    Gold, silver and pigments on dark blue cotton
  • Dimension

    H x W: 127 x 96.5 cm (50 x 38 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • School/Tradition

    Deccani school
  • Provenance

    To 1964
    Alice Boney, Tokyo, to 1964 [1]
    From 1964 to 1989
    Charles and Catherine Page, Kentfield, CA, purchased from Alice Boney in Tokyo in 1964 [2]
    From 1989
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Charles and Catherine Page in 1989
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Krishna's Path of Grace (Saturday, March 15, 2025 - Sunday, August 24, 2025)
    Recent Acquisitions (September 5 to October 30, 1990)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Alice Boney (1901-1988)
    Charles and Catherine Page
  • Origin

    Andhra Pradesh state, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles and Catherine Page
  • Type

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