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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
93-24-7
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Nepalese (uncertain)
Tibetan (uncertain)
Provenience:
Nepal (uncertain)
Tibet (uncertain)
Date Made:
mid 19th Century
Early Date:
1826
Late Date:
1874
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Canvas
Cotton
Description:
Center has a green, eight-armed deity 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.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller

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