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This brush drawing dating from the late 19th century is of a type made for pilgrims or European visitors. It depicts the weaver-saint Kabir (1440–1518) at his loom, with his wife and a musician. As well as being a weaver, Kabir was a mystic poet who influenced both Hindus and Muslims

Details

  • Title: Miniature Painting
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: late 19th century
  • Location: Punjab, In
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 232 mm maximum, Width: 206 mm maximum, Height: 329 mm paper onto which object mounted, Width: 210 mm paper onto which object mounted
  • Type: Indian miniature painting
  • Contributor: Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project
  • Medium: Drawn and painted in ink and paint on paper
  • Photography: Victoria & Albert Museum

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