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Fisherwoman drying fish

1900/1935

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum

The Kolis, a community of fishermen, are the original inhabitants of Mumbai. This model shows a Koli woman drying fish, likely the Bombay Duck, a common sight near the seashores in Mumbai even today.

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  • Title: Fisherwoman drying fish
  • Date: 1900/1935
  • Location: V&A Museum, Bombay
  • Physical Dimensions: L 20cm x W 15 cm x H 22.5 cm
  • Material: Half baked terracotta clay with pigments
  • Gallery: Kamalnayan Bajaj Mumbai Gallery

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