Yorke Antique Textiles

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Item Details
Location:
India
Date:
Late 19th to early 20th century (1875-1925)
Description:
Paint on fine cotton. Originally, a pichvai was created as a a ritual temple hanging used by the Vaishnava sect and developed around the images of Srinathji, the form in which Lord Krishna is worshipped in Rajasthan. During the 20th century these religious cloths began to be created and sold for secular purposes, as presumably was this example. 49" x 37".
Price:
$1500
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