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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
51-4-118
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
15th Century - 1951
Early Date:
1400
Late Date:
1951
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Cloth
Pigment
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Vajrapani
Amitabha Buddha
Sakyamuni Buddha
Lake
Offering
Pearls
Tusks
Description:
Painting. Vajrapani, with two smaller prepresentations of him. Top: Amitabha and Sakyamuni Buddhas. On the lotus rising from the lake, a suppliant(artist or patron). Offering of 'pearls' and tusks below. The red-background fabric at sides and bottom is usually described as 'Indian printed cloth', but here are purely Chinese motifs.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service
Other Number:
28-CC   -   Other Number

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