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Walters Ms. W.694, Single leaf of a charging elephant
Single leaf of a charging elephant
This Mughal black-ink drawing with watercolor and gilding dates to the early eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE. It depicts a man on an elephant pursuing several men fleeing on foot. The image is surrounded by gold-sprinkled blue and buff-colored borders.
Early 11th century AH / 17th CE
The primary language in this manuscript is No linguistic content; Not applicable.
Mounted on pasteboard
Foliation: Not applicable
30.5 cm wide by 18.5 cm high
- Image: 14.0 cm wide x 10.0 cm high
- Title: A charging elephant
- Decoration note: Gold-flecked blue and buff-colored borders with framing lines in blue, red, and gold
Walters Art Museum, 1931, by Henry Walters bequest
Principal cataloger: Gacek, Adam
Catalogers: Landau, Amy; Smith, Sita
Editor: Bockrath, Diane
Conservators: Jewell, Stephanie; Quandt, Abigail
Contributors: Barrera, Christina; Emery, Doug; Herbert, Lynley; Noel, William; Simpson, Shreve; Tabritha, Ariel; Toth, Michael B.; Valle, Chiara
The Walters Art Museum
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