Posted on: 3 October 2016

Seated portrait of Devi, the Great Goddess, showing her eight arms bearing attributes of her divine powers - the conch, goad, lotus, discus, shield, mace, banner, and the sword. The goddess is depicted in a palace setting, is nimbate, and seated on a lotus seat on a hexagonal golden throne with attached parasol. Opaque pigments with gold on paper.

Pahari School
1790 (circa)

Text and image credit:
© Trustees of the British Museum

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Beautiful !

️️Thank ️you!