Title Toilet
Accession Number acc-no-01695
Museum Name National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
Gallery Name Reserve Collection
Object Type Sculpture
Main Material Bronze
Main Artist S. Dhanpal
Artist's Nationality Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data 1919
Country India
Dimensions 19 cm x 40 cm x 28 (h) cm
Brief Description A frequently portrayed theme, this sculpture shows two seated women one in front of the other, in the act of braiding the other's hair. A commonly seen domestic chore seen in Indian middle class homes, where women groom each other in the course of their day. The seated women in front has one leg folded up, showing a certain comfort of her surrounding; possibly in the veranda of her own home.