University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 93-24-9
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Nepalese (uncertain)
Tibetan (uncertain)
Provenience: Nepal (uncertain)
Tibet
Date Made: Mid 19th Century
Early Date: 1826
Late Date: 1874
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Canvas
Cotton
Iconography:Vajrakila
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller, 1993

Description

Blue, multi-armed deity, Vajrakila, in yabyum surrounded by blue, green, and yellow multi-armed deities. Above central figure sits a Buddha figure. Naked figures in four corners surrounding blue deity. Orange and brown borders with floral designs. Back is red cloth with flowers. Wooden rod at top and bottom.


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