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Gum tempera, ink, and gold in paper
Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.); Painting only: 9.6 x 10.1 cm (3 3/4 x 4 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.282.b
The flag at the end of the eave is held in the snout of a Ganges crocodile head.
Standing against a brightly colored landscape, Khujasta consults with Tuti, the clever, talking parrot. He tells her the story of a raja whose children planned to kill him and the musician whose words brought them to their senses. This image is composed of the pale tones that were popular in a pre-Mughal Indo-Persian painting style.
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