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Mother fondling her child
Title Mother fondling her child
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name Archaeology
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Sand Stone
Country India
Provenance Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Origin Place Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh
Period / Year of Work Chandela, Ca. 10th-11th century CE
Dimensions 90x33cm.
Brief Description The sculpture represents a female figure standing in her right profile under a kind of bower with a child in her two hands. She is clothed from the waist downwards with a thin garment reaching down to near the anklets and thrown over the left shoulder and round the right arm. The hair is brushed back from the forehead over the ears and is tied behind the neck, gathered into a large bow into which a flower has been introduced.