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"Jahangir and Prince Khurram Entertained by Nur Jahan" ca. 1640-50. F1907.258 Freer-Sackler Gallery of Art.

"Jahangir and Prince Khurram Entertained by Nur Jahan" ca. 1640-50. F1907.258 Freer-Sackler Gallery of Art.

Manley Ragamala version of Sri Raga, circa 1610, Provincial Mughal style. Compared to many other versions of Sri Raga, there are components missing. The 'ruler' is often Krishna or Shiva, with their respective consorts. The musicians are often Narada and Tumburu.

Manley Ragamala version of Sri Raga, circa 1610, Provincial Mughal style. Compared to many other versions of Sri Raga, there are components missing. The 'ruler' is often Krishna or Shiva, with their respective consorts. The musicians are often Narada and Tumburu.

The Month of Karttik,  (November/December.)  A nobleman wearing a large rathgor pagri on his head visits a lady at her home. Outside 2 women are drawing a floor design (rangoli) in rice paste; a couple are playing a board game called pachisi or chaupar. The festival of Diwali falls during Karttik, and it is traditional to play games, and often make a bet, at this time.  1725 Bikaner, India attr. to Murad. V&A

The Month of Karttik, (November/December.) A nobleman wearing a large rathgor pagri on his head visits a lady at her home. Outside 2 women are drawing a floor design (rangoli) in rice paste; a couple are playing a board game called pachisi or chaupar. The festival of Diwali falls during Karttik, and it is traditional to play games, and often make a bet, at this time. 1725 Bikaner, India attr. to Murad. V&A

LADIES PLAYING PACHISI 1780.. Mughal India..

LADIES PLAYING PACHISI 1780.. Mughal India..

I love the look of the girl in the lefthand corner. Don't know why.    Tale of the Cunning Siddhikari, from a Kathasaritsagara  Pakistan, Lahore, Mughal, 1590  LACMA Collections Online

I love the look of the girl in the lefthand corner. Don't know why. Tale of the Cunning Siddhikari, from a Kathasaritsagara Pakistan, Lahore, Mughal, 1590 LACMA Collections Online

Panc(h)ama Raga from the Manley Ragamala, circa 1610, made in Amber. "Man with woman on his knee and attendant with supplicant man below." Provincial Mughal style.

Panc(h)ama Raga from the Manley Ragamala, circa 1610, made in Amber. "Man with woman on his knee and attendant with supplicant man below." Provincial Mughal style.

The Kaavad, a portable, painted, wooden shrine, is made by the Kaavad makers (Basayati Suthars) of Bassi, Chittor, for the storytellers (Kaavadiya Bhats or Ravs) of Marwar. The storytellers unfold the multiple panels of the Kaavad as they recite stories and genealogies of their patrons (jajmans) spread across Rajasthan and adjoining states. http://www.dsource.in/gallery/gallery-0557/index.html

The Kaavad, a portable, painted, wooden shrine, is made by the Kaavad makers (Basayati Suthars) of Bassi, Chittor, for the storytellers (Kaavadiya Bhats or Ravs) of Marwar. The storytellers unfold the multiple panels of the Kaavad as they recite stories and genealogies of their patrons (jajmans) spread across Rajasthan and adjoining states. http://www.dsource.in/gallery/gallery-0557/index.html

Wedding Card Trends: Branding your Wedding!| Myshaadi.in#India#Wedding Cards#Marriage Invitations#Indian Weddings

Wedding Card Trends: Branding your Wedding!| Myshaadi.in#India#Wedding Cards#Marriage Invitations#Indian Weddings

Akbar and a girl with a wine cup. (c. 1575) Mughal India. MS. Douce Or. b.1 By permission of The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.

Akbar and a girl with a wine cup. (c. 1575) Mughal India. MS. Douce Or. b.1 By permission of The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.

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