University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameThangka
Object Number: 51-4-130
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Amitayus Buddha
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number28-T - Other Number

Description

Painting. Amitayus Buddha with innumberable smaller figures of him (reduplication for merit, and long life), done mostly in gold on red. Inscription and hand print appear on the back.


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