University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 93-24-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:Asian
Materials:Canvas
Iconography:Chakrasamvara
Vajrayogini
Length: 53.8cm
Width: 40.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller, 1993

Description

Deities Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini in Yabyum (copulating). Two main bodies in center, one male (dark blue), one female (light blue) both stepping on a body on left side and male figure is stepping on another body on the right side. Eight other figures on four sides of painting: three on top, three at bottom, and one left, one on right. Painting has red silk mat with gold phoenix and dragon scattered around. The back has a 3 character inscription.


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