Two Hindu ascetics: left, a man holding a peacock feather broom and fan; right, a woman holding a peacock feather broom. Gouache painting by an artist of Thanjavur (Tanjore), ca. 1800 (?).
- [1800? (?)]
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Both wear saffron robes, raised sandals, beads around the neck and arms, and have tilaka (religious markings) painted on their foreheads, upper body and arms; the man has long hair and grey beard and wears beads in his earlobes; the woman wears her hair in a chignon and has gold earrings
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1800? (?)]
1 painting : gouache, with gold on card ; image and border 38.5 x 28.5 cm
Wellcome Library no. 567039i