Jewelled and highly decorated mitre with a dorje or thunderbolt emblem at the top. From a life size bronze statue of Buddha. Brass with colored glass inlay. Worn by Vajracharyas, Buddhist priests in Nepal.
Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 43 No. 1
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