Posted on: 8 April 2015

Religious Procession: Durga
India, West Bengal, Murshidabad, circa 1800
Opaque watercolor on mica

Source: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Halley Goswami

aaaah !!! thanks for drawing attention :) :) :)

Judging by the dress of the Band masters, it seems to be a royal procession or sponsored by them.

Or by royal zamindars most likely, Vinod.(That's how Durga Puja became popular in Bengal).

माँ दुर्गा की पालकी के रंग बहुत सुन्दर है।