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Watercolour of two monks by an Indian artist, 19th century

A monk in white clothes and a walking stick, followed by a Jain Shvetambri monk carrying a mop with a rectangular piece of cloth covering his mouth. Watercolour by an Indian artist. The Shvetambri monks cover their mouth with a rectangular piece of cloth and carry a mop made of woollen thread to avoid causing harm to any living insect or animal while they walk, sit or lie down.