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Poster

Museum number:
9-14906
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090014906
Accession number:
Acc.3419
Object count:
1
Description:
Poster, Ganesh with two handmaidens; varicolored lithograph on paper; metal and cordage hanging device on top; 36 x 35.3 cm. Context: representation of hindu diety. Used as decoration in many Hindu homes.
Donor:
David G. Mandelbaum
Collection place:
India
Culture or time period:
Hindu
Person depicted:
Ganesha (Hindu deity)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
5.1 Religion and Divination: Objects and garb associated with practices reflecting submission, devotion, obedience, and service to supernatural agencies
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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