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    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha

    Unknown artist, Indian, Gujarat
    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha, section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain, 16th century
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Sheet: 11.1 x 26 cm (4 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.3

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    Wine cup of Emperor Jahangir

    Unknown artist, Indian, India
    Wine cup of Emperor Jahangir, 1612-1613
    Quartz and chromium muscovite
    Helen M. Danforth Fund 84.163

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    Trim fragment

    Unknown artist, Indian, India
    Trim fragment, 19th Century
    Cotton net with metallic-wrapped yarn embroidery and beetle wing embellishment
    Length: 43.2 cm (17 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Albert H. Miller 41.016

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    Suit worn by W. F. Whitehouse

    Hoar & Co.
    Suit worn by W. F. Whitehouse, ca. 1910
    Cotton double cloth, twill weave
    Center back length: 81.3 cm (32 inches) (jacket)
    Gift of the Whitehouse Estate 58.160.6

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    Workmen in a Garden

    Suraj Gujarati
    Indian
    Basawan, designer
    Indian
    Workmen in a Garden, around 1590
    Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper
    Sheet: 26.7 x 15.9 cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 17.463

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    Shah Shuja Hunting Nilgai

    Attributed to Payag
    Indian
    Shah Shuja Hunting Nilgai, ca. 1650-1655
    Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
    Height: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.068

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    Man's Sash (Patka)

    Unknown artist, Persian, India
    Man’s Sash (Patka), 1700-1750
    Silk and gold-wrapped thread compound weave; continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
    325.1 x 64.8 cm (128 x 25 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.529

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    Kalaka and Sakra

    Unknown artist, Indian, Gujarat
    Kalaka and Sakra, section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.2

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    Kalaka with the Sahi

    Unknown artist, Indian, Gujarat
    Kalaka with the Sahi, section from a Kalakacharyakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    10.8 x 25.7 cm (4 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.1

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    Dagger (khanjar)

    Unknown artist, Indian, India; Sri Lanka
    Dagger (khanjar), 16th century-17th century
    Steel; ivory
    30.8 x 6.8 x 3.8 cm (12 1/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Nancy Angier 83.111

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    Female attendant with a fly wisk

    Unknown artist, Saudi Arabian, Bengal
    Female attendant with a fly wisk, 11th century-12th century
    Stone
    35.6 x 20.3 x 12 cm (14 x 8 x 4 3/4 inches)
    Museum Appropriation Fund 18.202

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    Cover (rumal)

    Unknown artist, Indian, India
    Cover (rumal), 19th century
    Cotton plain weave with silk embroidery
    82.6 x 80.6 cm (32 1/2 x 31 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.359

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    Frieze with Vishnu

    Unknown artist, Indian, Kerala
    Frieze with Vishnu, ca. 17th Century
    Wood; polychrome
    88.9 x 139.7 x 10.2 cm (35 x 55 x 4 inches)
    Museum purchase: gift of the Museum Associates 85.199

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    Rigid fan

    Unknown artist, Indian, India
    Rigid fan, 19th Century
    Peacock feathers, mirror, wood stick
    Height: 50.8 cm (20 inches)
    Museum Collection 1989.044.8