This cloth painting represents the games of snakes and ladders. There are about 81 squares with numbers and text written.The top of the pata shows two small pavillions with a seated female figure inside. The pavillion is flanked by floral designs with peacock decoration.
In the centre, there are five blocks arranged in the sequence of 1-3-1 , adorned with a crescent on the top. The pata is made in Kolkata.
The inscription on the bottom says - 1-9 ( could be 1794 = 1737 CE)
Painted on cloth
18th Century CE