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Tanka of Guhyasamaíãja

Tanka of Guhyasamaíãja

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Date: circa 1700-circa 1800
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A Nepalese watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Guhyasamāja with a dark blue body, six arms, and three faces and in union with his consort as Sparshavajrā, as well as accompanied by forty-five figures. The tanka includes a silk cover.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 61 x 42 cm. bordered with silk brocade 112 x 58.5 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 35
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563723
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