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One of a pair of manuscript covers for a copy of a Dharani Samgraha

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Opaque watercolors on wood
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 11.5 x 50.9 x 1.3 cm (4 1/2 x 20 1/16 x 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    From between the 1940s and the 1960s
    George P. Bickford, acquired on the Indian subcontinent between the 1940s and the 1960s [1]
    To 2000
    Joyce and Kenneth X. Robbins, Potomac, MD, to 2000
    From 2000
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Joyce and Kenneth X. Robbins in 2000
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Art of Knowing in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas (March 25, 2023 - ongoing)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    George P. Bickford
    Dr. Kenneth X. Robbins
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joyce and Kenneth Robbins
  • Type

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