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Tanka of Mahaíãkaíãla

Tanka of Mahaíãkaíãla

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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 watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Mahākāla with four faces and four arms, with ornaments made of human skulls. Inscription in Tibetan on verso. The tanka includes a silk cover.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 39 x 25 cm. bordered with silk brocade 71 x 42 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 43
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563731
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