1210 A set of 6 Old Orissa Painting Fragments - Geet Gobind Jayadev

A Lot 6 Pattachitra Manuscript Painting Fragments from Odisha, India

Scenes and Text of Geet Gobind by Jayadev elucidating legends of Krishna.

The Sanskrit text has been examined and is one that is in no longer in active use. While it is possible to phonetically read some of the text, the words are not familiar.

Script used is Devanagari is most parts with some unfamiliar renditions

Each painting is approximately 25cm x 31 cm

Has been folded over and framed 2 per frame - Frame size is 41 x 34.5cm

Rare

Heavy Losses and damage all over - suffered due to flooding

Yet, each painting has been salvaged to some extent and framed in pairs.

There are text verses under each painting but that is not visible in the framed sets as that portion of the paper was quite damaged.

Age unknown

Note: Unless otherwise requested, the paintings will be shipped securely without the frames.

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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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