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Wall Hanging

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Native Name:
Pagyi
Object Number:
85-14-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Mon
Buddhist
Provenience:
Burma
Date Made:
1840-1896
Early Date:
1840
Late Date:
1896
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Paint
Foil
Tinsel
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Pagoda
Buddha
Naga
Elephant
Description:
Paper painting from small temple. Four rectangular panels separated by horizontal wood braces. Cut out designs. Images of: vase with flowers; Kyaik-htiyo pagoda of Kyaik-hto, Moulmein; Buddha Gautama subdueing naga; and the Nalagiri(?) elephant. Inscription in Mon at bottom. Foil diamond appliques, paper fringe and tinsel.
Credit Line:
Probable Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville

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