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Ragini Chaiti
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Ragini Chaiti


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Description The musical "mode" ("raga, ragini") is a melody reduced to its basic elements. Modes were classified and given names, and sets of paintings with the same names were produced with the mode represented by a woman. Here the mode is "chaiti," which is sung in the late afternoon.
Provenance John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2001, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2001

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Period
ca. 1775
Medium
pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.866
Measurements
7 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. (18.1 x 12.4 cm)
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Not On View

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