University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 93-24-3
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Mongolian
Provenience: Mongolia
Date Made: Mid 19th Century
Early Date: 1826
Late Date: 1874
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Canvas
Iconography:Padmasambhava
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller, 1993

Description

Padmasambhava in lotus in pond. Left hand holding a bowl and left arm holding up a staff. Background has mountains and sky with clouds. Figure wears red cap. Three different strips of red, gold and black silk framing the canvas. Thangka hangs on wooden rod in sewn-in slot on top. Inscription on back.


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