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Raga Poorvi; Woman dancing

Raga Poorvi; Woman dancing

Artist: Anonymous

Medium: Ink and colours on paper

Date: 1650

Shelfmark: Oriental MS 8838

Item number: f.8

Length: 35.5

Width: 25.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Drawing

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This "Ragmala" dates from the 17th century. It has 36 pages of Ragas - melodies of Indian music - illustrated with paintings and verse.

Find out more about this manuscript and other sacred texts in Expressions of Faith.

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