Ghor Kali

Unknown Maker(s)Late 20th century

Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography
Bangalore, India

This is a print showing a man carrying a woman on his shoulders, while an older woman has a rope tied to her neck. The man holds the other end of this rope. The woman on his shoulder holds a peacock and looks down at the older woman. The older woman is bent forward, has rudraksha beads, a walking stick and a cloth bundle inscribed with the words 'ram-ram' with her. She also has Vaishnava caste marks on her shoulders and forehead.


  • Title: Ghor Kali
  • Creator: Unknown Maker(s)
  • Date Created: Late 20th century
  • Location: Kolkata
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 40.5 cm, W. 26.4 cm
  • Type: Bengal Woodcut Print
  • Medium: Woodcut Print
  • Museum No.: POP.01734
  • Department: Popular Culture

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