September 10, 2009–March 21, 2010
Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries for the Arts of South and Southeast Asia, 3rd floor
Peaceful Conquerors: Jain Manuscript Painting
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Lustration of the Infant Jina Mahavira
Detail from a Kalpasutra manuscript folio
India, Gujarat, late 14th century
Opaque watercolor on paper; 3 1/2 x 10 15/16 in. (8.9 x 27.8 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon B. Polsky Fund, 2005 (2005.35)

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