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    The Rama Epic

    The Rama Epic

    From storytelling paintings to temple sculptures to colorful puppets, a range of artworks in the museum's collection highlights the Rama epic's key episodes and characters. They were made from fifteen hundred years ago to the present day, in countries from India to Indonesia.

    To learn more about the story of Prince Rama, visit the special exhibition The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe on view at the museum from October 21, 2016–January 15, 2017.

    Place of Origin: Myanmar (Burma)
    Date Made: approx. 1850- 1900
    Materials: Cotton, wool, silk, and sequins
    Object Number: 1989.25.1
    Artist: I Gusti Nyoman Lempad
    Date Made: approx. 1900-1950
    Materials: Ink on paper
    Object Number: 1998.90
    Place of Origin: India
    Artist: Baua Devi
    Date Made: December 14, 1977
    Materials: Ink and colors on paper
    Object Number: 1999.39.21
    Place of Origin: India
    Artist: Krishna Nand Jha
    Date Made: 1975-1982
    Materials: Ink and colors on paper
    Object Number: 1999.39.41
    Place of Origin: India
    Artist: Batohi Jha
    Date Made: 1975-1982
    Materials: Ink and colors on paper
    Object Number: 1999.39.45
    Place of Origin: India
    Artist: Shashi Kala Devi
    Date Made: 1981
    Materials: Ink and colors on paper
    Object Number: 1999.39.50
    Place of Origin: Indonesia
    Date Made: perhaps 1800-1900
    Materials: Wood, cloth and mixed media
    Object Number: F2000.85.15
    Place of Origin: Indonesia
    Date Made: perhaps 1800-1900
    Materials: Wood, cloth and mixed media
    Object Number: F2000.85.23
    Place of Origin: India
    Date Made: 1675-1700
    Materials: Opaque watercolors and gold on paper
    Object Number: 2001.55
    Place of Origin: Thailand
    Date Made: approx. 1950-1960
    Materials: Gilded lacquer, wood, silver, glass, synthethic textile, rawhide, and paper
    Object Number: 2006.27.10.8.a-.d
    Place of Origin: Central Thailand
    Date Made: approx. 1950-1960
    Materials: Papier-mache, glass, and mixed media
    Object Number: 2006.27.10.9
    Place of Origin: Thailand
    Date Made: approx. 1950-1960
    Materials: Gilded lacquer, wood, silver, glass, synthethic textile, rawhide, and paper
    Object Number: 2006.27.10.10.a-.f
    Place of Origin: Thailand
    Date Made: approx. 1850-1900
    Materials: Hide with pigments and bamboo
    Object Number: 2006.27.115.2
    Place of Origin: Thailand
    Date Made: approx. 1800-1900
    Materials: Hide with pigments, bamboo
    Object Number: 2006.27.115.3
    Place of Origin: Thailand
    Date Made: approx. 1850-1900
    Materials: Hide with pigments, bamboo
    Object Number: 2006.27.115.1