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Culture: India, 19th century (417)
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48CCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667CCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Sri Nathaji
India, Udaipur, Nethdwara area, 19th century
1946.257CCCC0
Silk Patolu Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1940.607CCCC0
Patolu
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1990.92CCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1952.196CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan, 19th century
1952.191CCCC0
Krishna and Gopis
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 19th century
1946.359CCCC0
Tiger Hunt of Ram Singh II
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1991.168CCCC0
Bhairava Raga
India, early 19th century
1924.972CCCC0
Sari
India, Benares, 19th century
1981.218CCCC0
Dog Walker
India, Lucknow, Company School, 19th century
1992.143CCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516CCCC0
Rama, Sita and Lakshmana in the Forest, page from the Ramayana (Tales of...
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, 19th century
1989.332CCCC0
Shawl
India, Kashmir, early 19th century
1961.452CCCC0
Krishna Reaching for the Moon
India, Pahari Hills, Guler school, 19th century
1971.80CCCC0
Jailer Receiving the Mahant of Tarakeshwar in Prison
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.105CCCC0
Traveling Warriors Stopping at a Farm
India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur school, early 19th Century
1992.84CCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School, 19th century
1972.285CCCC0
Jai Singh III of Jaipur (r. 1818-1835) Riding
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 19th century
1925.1337CCCC0
Hindu God Krishna Talking to Elders
India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh school, early 19th Century
1987.161CCCC0
Durga Killing the Demon Mahisha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.103CCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274CCCC0
Lady and Her Confidante
India, Kishangarh, early 19th Century
1985.187CCCC0
Palace Ladies Hunting from a Pavilion (Study Drawing)
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1978.50CCCC0
Man Dyeing Cloth
India, Company School, Lucknow, 19th century
1992.142CCCC0
Portrait of a Seated Man
India, Sikh, 19th century
1968.43CCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239CCCC0
Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1916.1206CCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, 19th century
1925.1338CCCC0
Pair of Painted Doors
India, Bundi, 19th century
1977.60CCCC0
Silk Veil
India, 19th - 20th century
1916.1191CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan ?, 19th century
1952.195.aCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan ?, 19th century
1952.195.bCCCC0
Sakhi Persuades Radha to Meet Krishna, from the "Lambagraon" Gita...
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, Lambagraon series, 19th century
1989.334CCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan, 19th century
1925.678CCCC0
Octagonal Box
India, 18th-19th century
1916.110CCCC0
Fragment
India, Benares, 19th century
1925.792CCCC0
Fragment of Gold Cloth
India, 19th century
1916.1213CCCC0
Fragment
India, 19th century
1916.834CCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.215CCCC0
Fragment
India, early 19th century
1926.166CCCC0
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.108.aCCCC0
Yasoda Churning Butter
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.108.bCCCC0
English Babu (Native Indian Clerk) Holding a Hookah
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.145CCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his Shoulders
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.120CCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.135.aCCCC0
Jagannatha Trio
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.135.bCCCC0
Woman Playing Music
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.133.aCCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.133.bCCCC0
The Goddess Kali
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.110.aCCCC0
Kali Standing on Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.110.bCCCC0
Nitai and Gaur
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.154CCCC0
Rama and Sita
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.134.aCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 19th century
1952.197CCCC0
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.113.aCCCC0
Gajalakshmi: Lakshmi with Elephants
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.149CCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.150.aCCCC0
Goddesses Lakshmi and Sarasvati
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.150.bCCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670CCCC0
Fragment of a Turban Cloth
India, Rajasthan, Mughal period, early 19th Century
1929.76CCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan, 18th-19th century AD
1930.706CCCC0
Radha and Hindu God Krishna Celebrating the Festival Holi
India, Pahari Hills, Bilaspur School, 19th century
1989.340CCCC0
Hari-Hara
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.100.aCCCC0
Vasudeva (Krishna's Father) Fleeing with Krishna Encounters a Cobra and...
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.100.bCCCC0
Barber Cleaning a Woman’s Ear
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.117CCCC0
Fragment (Mashru: Textile made for Muslim Market)
India, Surat, 19th - early 20th century
1925.497CCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.112CCCC0
Jatayu Hinders Ravana’s Chariot, Trying
to Prevent the Abduction of Sita
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.109.aCCCC0
Jatayu (Rama's Mythical Bird) Hinders Ravana's Chariot, Trying to...
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.109.bCCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.157.aCCCC0
Durga
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.157.bCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.130CCCC0
Annapurna and Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.162CCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.129.aCCCC0
Parivati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.129.bCCCC0
Vaishnava Devotee with Two Women
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.101CCCC0
Ganesha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.166CCCC0
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh)
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.169CCCC0
Krishna Steals the Clothes of the Cowgirls (Gopis)
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.114.aCCCC0
Rama and Sita Enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman Attending
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.152CCCC0
Mahant of Tarakeshwar Rides on an Elephant
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.104CCCC0
The Mutiny of the Heroine Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.146CCCC0
Kartikeya
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.151CCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.132CCCC0
Radha and Krishna
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.156.bCCCC0
Ganesha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.98CCCC0
The Mausoleum of Akbar at Secundrabad
India, Company School, early 19th century
1983.115CCCC0
Maid Bringing a Hookah to a Lady
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.107.aCCCC0
Diana or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.147CCCC0
Balarama and Krishna
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.168CCCC0
Weaving and Spinning
Kehar Singh (Indian)
1987.162CCCC0
Armlet of bazuband
India, Punjab, 18th-19th Century
1916.268CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48Ink, color, and gold on paperSheet: 34.3 x 27.3 cm (13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 38.1 x 31.1 cm (15 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667Color on paperImage: 15.8 x 25.3 cm (6 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.); Overall: 17.7 x 27.5 cm (6 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Sri Nathaji
India, Udaipur, Nethdwara area, 19th century
1946.257Champlevé enamelOverall: 5.2 x 3.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Patolu Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1940.607Tabby weave, double ikat; silkOverall: 419.1 x 103.2 cm (165 x 40 5/8 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Patolu
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1990.92Tabby weave, double ikat; silk and cottonOverall: 475 x 120 cm (187 x 47 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Fragment
India, 18th-19th century
1952.196Block printed, painted and overprinted with gold leaf; cottonOverall: 5.1 x 54.6 cm (2 x 21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Chakla: Cloth used to Wrap Articles of Bride's Dowry, or as a Hanging
India, Kathiawar, 19th century
1916.1460Embroidery; cottonOverall: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan, 19th century
1952.191Block printed, resist dyed and painted; cottonOverall: 28.8 x 13.9 cm (11 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna and Gopis
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 19th century
1946.359Color on paperOverall: 14.4 x 12 cm (5 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. BrooksCCCC0
Tiger Hunt of Ram Singh II
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1991.168Ink, color on paperImage: 25.3 x 49.1 cm (9 15/16 x 19 5/16 in.); with mat: 40.6 x 53.2 cm (16 x 20 15/16 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Bhairava Raga
India, early 19th century
1924.972Color on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.5 cm (7 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Overall: 35.6 x 22 cm (14 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. Prentiss for the Dudley P. Allen CollectionCCCC0
Sari
India, Benares, 19th century
1981.218Silk and gold brocadeOverall: 466.5 x 109.8 cm (183 11/16 x 43 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Dog Walker
India, Lucknow, Company School, 19th century
1992.143Ink and gouache on paper with pale yellow borderOverall: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Part of a Skirt (Ghagra)
India, Cutch, 19th - early 20th century
1925.516Embroidery, silk thread on silk groundOverall: 75.6 x 46.4 cm (29 3/4 x 18 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Draped Garment worn by Members of Court for Festive Occasions
India, late 18th or early 19th century
1925.677Block printed and painted with pigments and gold leaf on cottonOverall: 28.3 x 27.3 cm (11 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rama, Sita and Lakshmana in the Forest, page from the Ramayana (Tales of...
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, 19th century
1989.332Ink and color on paperOverall: 21.5 x 15 cm (8 7/16 x 5 7/8 in.); with borders: 22.2 x 16.1 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Shawl
India, Kashmir, early 19th century
1961.4522/2 twill tapestry weave [S], double interlocking; woolOverall: 318.7 x 137.2 cm (125 1/2 x 54 in.)Museum AppropriationCCCC0
Krishna Reaching for the Moon
India, Pahari Hills, Guler school, 19th century
1971.80Ink and color on paperImage: 24 x 16 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Overall: 26.5 x 18.7 cm (10 7/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Jailer Receiving the Mahant of Tarakeshwar in Prison
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.105Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 45 x 28 cm (17 11/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Traveling Warriors Stopping at a Farm
India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur school, early 19th Century
1992.84Ink and color on paperOverall: 25.8 x 35.6 cm (10 3/16 x 14 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Green Parrot
India, East India Company School, 19th century
1972.285Opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 38.5 x 28.6 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Bequest of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Jai Singh III of Jaipur (r. 1818-1835) Riding
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 19th century
1925.1337Color on paperOverall: 10 x 14.3 cm (3 15/16 x 5 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hindu God Krishna Talking to Elders
India, Rajasthan, Kishangarh school, early 19th Century
1987.161Ink and color on paperOverall: 20.3 x 30.5 cm (8 x 12 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Durga Killing the Demon Mahisha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.103Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint on paperSecondary Support: 50.5 x 32 cm (19 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 28.3 cm (18 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kantha (Ceremonial Quilt)
India, East Bengal, 19th century
1960.274Embroidery: cotton thread on cotton tabby groundOverall: 184.8 x 118.7 cm (72 3/4 x 46 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Lady and Her Confidante
India, Kishangarh, early 19th Century
1985.187Color on paperOverall: 18.1 x 14 cm (7 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Palace Ladies Hunting from a Pavilion (Study Drawing)
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1978.50Graphite and watercolor on paperOverall: 28.5 x 26 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Man Dyeing Cloth
India, Company School, Lucknow, 19th century
1992.142Ink and color on paperOverall: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Portrait of a Seated Man
India, Sikh, 19th century
1968.43Ink on paperOverall: 18.4 x 14.6 cm (7 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Square Shawl ( "amli")
India, Kashmir, 19th century
1926.239Embroidery, large pieced areas: woolOverall: 182.9 x 177.8 cm (72 x 70 in.)Gift of the Burridge FamilyCCCC0
Sari
India, Gujarat, 19th century
1916.1206Satin, tied and dyedOverall: 298.5 x 102.2 cm (117 1/2 x 40 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Raja Gulab Singh
India, 19th century
1925.1338Color on paperOverall: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Painted Doors
India, Bundi, 19th century
1977.60Color on woodOverall: 190 x 88.9 x 43.7 cm (74 13/16 x 35 x 17 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Long Shawl with Black Center and Exotic Four-Sided Gallery in...
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2010.1412/2 twill tapestry (S), double interlocked, pieced; refreshed; woolOverall: 332.8 x 139.6 cm (131 x 54 15/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Silk Veil
India, 19th - 20th century
1916.1191Tritik (stitch resist); silkOverall: 196.2 x 47 cm (77 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan ?, 19th century
1952.195.aBlock printed with gold leaf on cotton muslinOverall: 39.2 x 11.5 cm (15 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan ?, 19th century
1952.195.bBlock printed with gold leaf on cotton muslinOverall: 15.5 x 17 cm (6 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sakhi Persuades Radha to Meet Krishna, from the "Lambagraon" Gita...
India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, Lambagraon series, 19th century
1989.334Ink and color on paperOverall: 24.1 x 32.1 cm (9 1/2 x 12 5/8 in.); with borders: 25.4 x 30.3 cm (10 x 11 15/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan, 19th century
1925.678Printed with silver leaf, painted and over-printed with gold; cottonOverall: 19.9 x 22.9 cm (7 13/16 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Octagonal Box
India, 18th-19th century
1916.110Gold paste and rubies, emeralds and diamondsDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, Benares, 19th century
1925.792Brocade, "kimkhwab"; silk with gold and silverOverall: 73.7 x 68.6 cm (29 x 27 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Gold Cloth
India, 19th century
1916.1213Brocade; silk, gold and silver threadsOverall: 188 x 238.8 cm (74 x 94 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Fragment
India, 19th century
1916.834Brocade; silk, gold and silver threadsOverall: 127 x 139.7 cm (50 x 55 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Long Shawl
India, Kashmir, 19th century
2008.2152/2 twill tapestry weave, double interlocked; woolOverall: 325 x 104.1 cm (127 15/16 x 41 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Fragment
India, early 19th century
1926.166Printed cottonOverall: 72.4 x 50.2 cm (28 1/2 x 19 3/4 in.)Gift of Kenneth de B. CodringtonCCCC0
Parvati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.108.aBlack ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.2 x 29.6 cm (19 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Yasoda Churning Butter
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.108.bBlack ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.2 x 29.6 cm (19 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 28.6 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
English Babu (Native Indian Clerk) Holding a Hookah
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.145Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 29.5 cm (18 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Hanuman with Rama and Lakshmana on his Shoulders
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.120Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint on paperPainting only: 45.7 x 29.4 cm (18 x 11 9/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Winged Apsara with a Horn
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.135.aBlack ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.8 cm (17 15/16 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Jagannatha Trio
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.135.bBlack ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Woman Playing Music
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.133.aBlack ink, color paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.7 x 29.1 cm (18 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 30.7 x 25.7 cm (12 1/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Stroking Radha's Feet
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.133.bBlack ink, watercolor with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.6 x 29.2 cm (18 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.9 cm (17 7/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Goddess Kali
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.110.aBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint on paperSecondary Support: 49.7 x 29.3 cm (19 9/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.9 x 28 cm (18 1/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kali Standing on Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.110.bBlack ink and color on paperSecondary Support: 49.7 x 29.3 cm (19 9/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 30 x 25.5 cm (11 13/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Nitai and Gaur
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.154Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 50 x 29.6 cm (19 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.134.aBlack ink, color paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.9 x 29.3 cm (18 7/8 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 31 x 25.6 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Fragment
India, Rajasthan or Northern Deccan, 19th century
1952.197Block printed, painted and overprinted with gold leaf; cottonOverall: 6 x 14 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna as Kali Worshipped by Radha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.113.aBlack ink, watercolor with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.1 x 29.7 cm (18 15/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 25.4 x 20.4 cm (10 x 8 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Gajalakshmi: Lakshmi with Elephants
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.149Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 60.7 x 42.4 cm (23 7/8 x 16 11/16 in.); Painting only: 43 x 27.7 cm (16 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Hanuman, Holding an Uprooted Tree, Rescues Sita
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.150.aBlack ink and color paint on paperSecondary Support: 48.6 x 29.8 cm (19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 35 x 25.9 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Goddesses Lakshmi and Sarasvati
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.150.bBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint on paperSecondary Support: 40.5 x 30 cm (15 15/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.3 x 28.4 cm (17 13/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Part of a sari
India, Mughal, Aurangabad, 18th-19th century
1925.670Central panel plain weave (paired weft): silk and metal thread; tapestry weave borderOverall: 58.4 x 120.7 cm (23 x 47 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Turban Cloth
India, Rajasthan, Mughal period, early 19th Century
1929.76Block printed and over-printed with gold; cottonOverall: 106.7 x 55.9 cm (42 x 22 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sword with scabbard
India, perhaps Deccan, 18th-19th century AD
1930.706Watered steel blade with iron hilt inlaid with gold; velvet lining with leather straps; wooden scabbard with velvet case and metallic threadsOverall: 99 cm (39 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Radha and Hindu God Krishna Celebrating the Festival Holi
India, Pahari Hills, Bilaspur School, 19th century
1989.340In and color on paperOverall: 26.4 x 18.4 cm (10 3/8 x 7 1/4 in.); with borders: 32.8 x 24.5 cm (12 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Hari-Hara
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.100.aBlack ink, color and silver paint on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 29.8 cm (19 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28.2 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vasudeva (Krishna's Father) Fleeing with Krishna Encounters a Cobra and...
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.100.bBlack ink, color and silver paint on paperSecondary Support: 49.9 x 29.8 cm (19 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 28.4 cm (17 15/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Barber Cleaning a Woman’s Ear
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.117Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.7 cm (18 13/16 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 45.3 x 28.4 cm (17 13/16 x 11 3/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Fragment (Mashru: Textile made for Muslim Market)
India, Surat, 19th - early 20th century
1925.497Warp ikat, satin and complementary warp weave; silk and cottonOverall: 71.1 x 61.9 cm (28 x 24 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Baby Krishna Asking for Butter from Yashoda
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.112Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48 x 30 cm (18 7/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Painting only: 45.7 x 28 cm (18 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Jatayu Hinders Ravana’s Chariot, Trying
to Prevent the Abduction of Sita
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.109.aBlack ink, watercolor with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.4 cm (18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 30.4 x 25.5 cm (11 15/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Jatayu (Rama's Mythical Bird) Hinders Ravana's Chariot, Trying to...
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.109.bBlack ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.4 cm (18 13/16 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28.2 cm (17 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Sheetaladevi: The Smallpox Goddess
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.157.aBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 46.9 x 29.8 cm (18 7/16 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Durga
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.157.bBlack ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 46.9 x 29.8 cm (18 7/16 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.6 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.130Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 44.5 x 28.3 cm (17 1/2 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Annapurna and Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.162Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 50.3 x 30.7 cm (19 13/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.6 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.129.aBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.4 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Parivati Placing a Wedding Garland on Shiva
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.129.bBlack ink, color paint and silver paint on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 27.6 cm (18 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vaishnava Devotee with Two Women
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.101Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.166Watercolor, black ink, with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.5 cm (17 13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesha-Janani (Mother of Ganesh)
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.169Ink, color and silver paint on paperPainting only: 44.2 x 27.9 cm (17 3/8 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Krishna Steals the Clothes of the Cowgirls (Gopis)
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.114.aBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.9 cm (19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Rama and Sita Enthroned with Lakshmana and Hanuman Attending
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.152Black ink, watercolor with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.5 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Mahant of Tarakeshwar Rides on an Elephant
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.104Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 60.8 x 42.3 cm (23 15/16 x 16 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Mutiny of the Heroine Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.146Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.5 x 29.6 cm (19 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 28 cm (17 15/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Kartikeya
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.151Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.1 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 28.2 cm (18 1/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Vishnu and Lakshmi
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.132Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.8 x 29.1 cm (18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Radha and Krishna
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.156.bBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 47.7 x 29.7 cm (18 3/4 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Ganesha
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.98Watercolor, black ink, and tin paint on paper lined with clothSecondary Support: 47 x 30.5 cm (18 1/2 x 12 in.); Painting only: 43 x 27.4 cm (16 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
The Mausoleum of Akbar at Secundrabad
India, Company School, early 19th century
1983.115Watercolor on paperOverall: 45.7 x 60.3 cm (18 x 23 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of his parents, Lura and Edward WardCCCC0
Maid Bringing a Hookah to a Lady
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.107.aBlack ink, watercolor, and tin paint on paperSecondary Support: 48.6 x 30.1 cm (19 1/8 x 11 7/8 in.); Painting only: 45.8 x 27.9 cm (18 1/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Diana or Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.147Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paperSecondary Support: 48.4 x 27.6 cm (19 1/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Painting only: 45.4 x 27.8 cm (17 7/8 x 10 15/16 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Balarama and Krishna
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
2003.168Black ink, watercolor with graphite underdrawing on paperPainting only: 45.3 x 27.9 cm (17 13/16 x 11 in.)Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec WardCCCC0
Weaving and Spinning
Kehar Singh (Indian)
1987.162Ink and color on paperOverall: 23.7 x 19 cm (9 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
Armlet of bazuband
India, Punjab, 18th-19th Century
1916.268Gold, encrusted enamel and gemsOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0