Wall hanging in paint on canvas depicting Vishnu reclining on the serpent Ananta-Sesha, holding in his left hand a conch and in his right a chakra. From Vishnu's navel emerges a lotus from which is born the multi-headed deity Brahma. Lakshmi sits at Vishnu's feet, massaging them. Set against a red background.
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