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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
93-24-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Nepalese (uncertain)
Tibetan (uncertain)
Provenience:
Nepal (uncertain)
Tibet (uncertain)
Date Made:
Early 19th Century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1825
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Canvas
Description:
Green deity with raised left leg, holding a scepter with 3 miniature skulls on top. Deity is wearing a collar and hair decorations of 25 skulls. There is a figure lying on a gold flower that has eyes, mouth and nose. The background of the deity is red, long oval, surrounded with gold, swirling forms. The deity holds in its left hand a white object. The background has flowers, clouds, and rocks.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Miller

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