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Tanka of two arhats accompanied by Upasaka Dharmatala

Tanka of two arhats accompanied by Upasaka Dharmatala

Call Number:
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 Tibetan watercolor painting on cotton that depicts two of the sixteen arhats, the original followers of the Buddha, accompanied by Upasaka Dharmatala, a patron of the Dharma, attendant of the sixteen arhats and a manifestation of Avalokiteśvara.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 63 x 42 cm. bordered with silk brocade 132 x 81 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 13 (Art)
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563701
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