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Dancing Damsel in Bracket Figure
Title Dancing Damsel in Bracket Figure
Title2 Dancing Damsel in Bracket Figure
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Medieval Sculpture
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Stone
Component Material II Stone
Component Material III Stone
Manufacturing Technique Chisiling and Carving
Main Artist Not Known
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data Not Known
Author NA
Country India
Provenance Jamsot, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Origin Place Jamsot, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Find Place Jamsot, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Scribe NA
Style Late Medieval
School NA
Patron/Dynasty Late Medieval
Period / Year of Work C.12th Century CE
Inscription No
Tribe NA
Costume NA
Culture NA
Dimensions 118 x 34.5 cm
Detailed Description The dancing damsel wears an elaborate crown consisting of three large triangular plaques composed of kirttimukhas alternating with three smaller ones, large circular earrings together with jeweled strands hanging from the upper lobes, rows of bangles, necklaces, girdle with diamond-shaped pendants, and urujalakas. A series of anklets are worn above the ankles and a loose one over the feet. The monkeys clambers up her crossed legs as she raises the right hand to drive it away. A tenon is visible above the mango tree.
Brief Description The dancing damsel is carved as bracket figure.