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[Hinduism]. Sanskrit scroll.

India, Rajasthan, 19th century.

21 x 237 cm. Polychrome pigments on cloth. With text and illustrations.

Appealingly illuminated Sanskrit scroll showing characters from Hindu mythology. Covered in writing on the recto and verso, the upper part of the scroll features (on the recto) illustrations including Ganesha and the ten avatars of Vishnu, as well as horsemen and fantastical animals on a bold red background. The text is structured by red borders.

A few small tears; edges somewhat worn. Examples are rarely seen in the trade.