Indian (Aligarh, India, 1937)


sculpture | wood, gold leaf, ink, and leather
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  • Tasbih

    Zarina, Tasbih, 2011; wood, gold leaf, ink, and leather, 1 1/2 in. x 692 in. (3.81 cm x 1757.68 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Zarina Hashmi

1 1/2 in. x 692 in. (3.81 cm x 1757.68 cm)
Acquired 2012
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Zarina Hashmi


beads, religions, Islam, prayers, counting, hanging, loops

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