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Spring (Rajamof Lambagraon Collection)

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Spring (Rajamof Lambagraon Collection)
Author(s): Randhawa, Mohinder Singh
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Pahari Miniature Painting, Kangra: Tira-Sujanpur, Nurpur, Mandi etc.;paintings;miniatures;book scan
Description: Vasant, the Hindu Spring comprises the months of Phagun & Chaitra. Here the famous festival of Holi is celebrated during Phagun, the lover's month. The palms of the woman's hands are dyed red with henna. Revellers are shown in the background - the men throwing gulal (red vegetable dye mixed with powdered mica) at each other, & the women are sprinkling coloured water on the men from windows
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3353


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