Scenes from the life of Rama

Painted canvas wall hanging showing scenes from the life of Rama, depicted in several sections, one above the other, themselves divided into sections, on a red background and framed in yellow. In one register are the three wives of King Dasaratha, with Sumitra in the middle holding her two sons Lakshmana and Shatrughna, Kaikeyi on the left with her son Bharata, and Kousalya on the right, holding her son Rama. To the right of this, King Dasaratha looks at his favoured son Rama in the cradle. Two registers below, Rama shoots with his bow and arrow at a demon, one of the two sons of Taataka, Mareecha and Subahu, who have been harrassing the Sage Vishwamitra.

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