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[RAS 051.001] Snakes and Ladders


Design for the game of Snakes and Ladders. Finely drawn figures with ornamental borders of flowers on gold.
By a Maharashtra artist, ca. 1800 CE, possibly at Nagpur.
Gouache on paper mounted on cloth, 84 x 90 cm.
Presented by Major Henry Dundas Robertson, 16 April 1831.
The chart is divided into 124 squares, all with Sanskrit inscriptions. They are numbered starting from the bottom left.

[RAS 051.001] Snakes and Ladders