University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 93-24-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Canvas
Cotton
Iconography:Tara
Samaya Yogini
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller, 1993

Description

Green Tara, Samaya Yogini, with one face and eight arms surrounded by the Twenty-one Taras sitting on a lotus. Among its arms and legs are human heads. Deity surrounded by red and orange circular background. At the bottom eight sitting figures with blue circular background and three with white background. Top center is pink, sitting figure and on each side of it are four sitting figures. Green, yellow and brown border with dragon motif in silver. Inscription on the back.


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