Malavakusika Raga: Page from a Dispersed Ragmala Series (Garland of Musical Modes)

A prince, fanned by an attendant, is taking pan, a refreshing and slightly narcotic mixture of betel nut, powdered lime, and condiments wrapped in a leaf.

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper


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early 17th century

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