University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameKakemono
Object Number: 29-96-525
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Length: 164cm
Width: 55cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Paper scroll. Kakemono of Deva King, Taishakuten 帝釈天 (sanskrit: Indra, or Sakra Deva). 3 eyes. Dish in right hand with symbol, short black stick or bamboo stem in left hand. White on headdress, shoulder piece and sash. Other colors - greens and reds on buff-yellow. Torn.


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