Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Peacocks in Indian Art

Above, "Peacock in a Rainstorm at Night," a leaf from a Deccani manuscript, 16th century.

The Peacock Gate in  Jaipur.

A Lady Feeds a Peacock, 18th Century.

Peacock mosaic, 19th century.

Details from Mughal miniatures.

Peacock Kolams (pavement drawings made with colored rice flour) from Tamil Nadu.

A peacock Ragnoli, another type of floor painting.

A nineteenth-century lute.

A 17th-century dish.

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