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Hat

Description: Hat of beige cotton(?). The crown is designed as a five-sided pyramid constructed of five triangular segments that have concentric chevrons of top-stitching. The cylindrical lower edge has horizontal top-stitching, and a lower band of beige and gold brocade ribbon. Hat is unlined, with inner beige cotton(?) hatband. Designer's label: "Taj of India tm"; Retailer's label: "Neiman-Marcus".
Date: 1960/1965
Creator: Taj of India
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Earrings - Banjara Festival Attire

Description: Earrings. Pair of earrings for pierced ears. Each earring is composed of an inner and outer circular hoop. A single flat silver pendant is suspended within the inner hoop, while a fringe of 7 pendants of a bugle bead and a silver sphere hang from the inner hoop. From the outer hoop hang a long triangular pendant fringe of 13 graduated strands with bugle beads, terminating in flat silver teardrop forms.
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Banjara Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Necklace - Rabari Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. Long necklace basket-weave links on which are strung tubular silver beads and mounted Indian coins. Center section composed of three larger coins, each with three pendant coins, from which hang small fringes of chain and spheres. No clasp, long flat strip at back. 16 single coins are 25 Paise from India, various dates from 1976 to 1988; 2 pendants are 50 Paise from India, dates obscured by mounts; 1 pendant is a 1979 1 Rupee from India; The 9 smaller pendant coins below main pendants are 25 Paise coins from India, dated from 1975 to 1987.
Date: 1987/2000
Creator: Rabari Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Necklace - Banjara Festival Attire

Description: Necklace. Torc-style necklace of silver, twisted and with wire wrapping at ends. Rigid hook at front to connect ends, and with a single Indian 25 Paise coin mounted near each side of clasp, with pendant silver beads. Suspended from the ends, near the clasp, are two large triangular ornaments of silver openwork, from which are suspended short lengths of silver chain terminating in silver spheres. Coins date from 1982 and 1988.
Date: 1988/2000
Creator: Banjara Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Earrings - Rabari Festival Attire

Description: Silver earrings. Wire hook fasteners attached to oval collet containing a large oval dark blue glass(?) cabochon stone. Below stone is suspended a filigree hemisphere with dense fringe of silver shaped plaques and spheres.
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Rabari Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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India's Domestic Political Setting

Description: This report describes India's political landscape, including the structure of parliament, prominent officials and key political parties. The report discusses these topics in the context of India's 2009 parliamentary elections.
Date: February 14, 2013
Creator: Kronstadt, K. Alan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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India-U.S. Economic Relations: In Brief

Description: This report examines the economic status of India, and discusses the countries trade and investment ties to the United States. Although merchandise trade between India and the U.S. has grown rapidly over the last five years, each nation contends that some aspects of the other's economic and trade policies hinder greater trade and investment growth.
Date: September 26, 2014
Creator: Martin, Michael F.; Akhtar, Shayerah Ilias; Kronstadt, K. A.; Kumar, Samir & Siskin, Alison
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This view of the subsidiary shrine is shown in very close detail. This wall section consists of many friezes and molded plinths. Many figures carved in high relief and low relief patterns decorate the surface.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This view shows a very close detail of the northeastern subsidiary shrine. Brahma can be seen at the left of this view and Vishnu at the right.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: Lavish and rich carved detail of the south facade interior corner is shown in this view. Both humans and animals, particularly elephants are depicted in high relief.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This view shows the south side of the temple and its carved figures including celestial beauties applying vermilion to the part in the hair. Vishnu, singing nymphs and an erotic couple are portrayed.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: Dancing nymph & snake goddess are depicted in this view. This view is of the south facade and depicts a nymph and a snake goddess. Smaller groups of figures are placed above these.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This very close detail of celestial beauty applying henna to her feet and an attendant are shown in this view. They are carved in high relief.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Lakshmana Temple Complex

Description: This close detail of the temple shows a seated male figure on the far right reaching out in gesture of teaching or guidance to a line of figures in front of him.
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Date: 0925/0954
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ajanta Cave 2

Description: This view shows the carved figurative decoration on the lintel frieze of figures both seated and standing.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ajanta Cave 2

Description: The painting on the cave wall depicts several seated half-clothed figures inside an architectural setting. In the lower right corner is another couple can be seen through a gold embellished window. In the upper right corner are more people. On the left side is an animal that resembles a horse or dog. There are many missing chips. Vidhurapandita teaches the sacred doctrine to the Naga King Varuna on the left and Queen Vimala is on the balcony discussing her marriage. Vidhurapandita and the court lady are below the balcony.
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Date: 0375/0415~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ajanta, Cave 17 Painted Wall

Description: The scene painted on the wall of the cave consists of many male and female figures. In the foreground, a couple are engaged in an enclosed shrine.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ajanta, Cave 17 Painted Wall

Description: An elephant dominates the scene with some figures in the foreground and background. Some foliage and rocky formations are also part of this painted imagery on the wall of the cave.
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Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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