Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
sheet: 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (29.2 x 21.9 cm)
image: 8 1/2 x 6 in. (21.6 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Inscription at top: Pragamyashyatiyaka
on verso: Hearing the news of the return of her lover, joy spread all over the courtyard as well as the heroine. She asks the ali (female companion): "Tell me, who told you this? My tears of happiness are flowing, and why is he apart when he is so close to my heart? Signs (seals) of his love are so deep on my body that my veil, even if fully extended, is unable to cover them." On verso: 171, in Nagari script.) Inscription read by S. Mitra.
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Indian. Pragamyashyatiyaka, ca. 1825. Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper, sheet: 11 1/2 x 8 5/8 in. (29.2 x 21.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emily Manheim Goldman, 1991.180.12 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1991.180.12.jpg)
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