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Description

Woodblock or textile stamp carved with an image of Ganesh. Block has uneven sides with a large wood handle attached to one face, and the carved stamp design on the other. The elephant deity is depicted in profile, wearing a crown, holding things in three of his four hands, and sits with his feet together on a low platform with four feet. In the upper right corner is a small mouse. The stamp area is red from the use of ink.

Narrative

See prints 3396/3-4 for the image created using this stamp. Also used to create one of the designs stamped on textiles 3199/1-5.

Iconographic Meaning

Image of the Hindu deity Ganesh. The maker described this design as a "traditional style Ganesh".

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