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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
93-24-8
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
Description:
Blue demon with hog-like face in center and three heads on either side of face. 13 skulls across the heads. On top of those is another demon and Buddha-like figure. Hands around deity. At the bottom are 3 demons each surrounded by flames. There are demons in each top corner, and a buddha in the center. Gold cover cloth with red ribbons. Back is green with white flowers. Wooden rod.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller

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