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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

Keilghee or Ornament for Horses Forelock

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 × 9 1/2 inches (34.6 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "To be put on the top of the head of the horse | This ornament and feather was made a | present of by [...] to the | Peshwa 1793."; on graphite, lower right: "1793"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22420
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
feather | genre subject | horse (animal) | ornament
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17783
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 24, no. 16, V2359 (YCBA)


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