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Tanka of Bardo Thodol Deities

Tanka of Bardo Thodol Deities

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Creator: Unidentified Nepalese Artist
Date: circa 1900-circa 1950
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A watercolor painting on cotton that depicts the 42 Peaceful Deities of Bardo with Samantabhadra in a rainbow framed circle accompanied by human figures below in Nepalese dress and holding black umbrellas. Inscription in Tibetan on the verso. Nine of the inscriptions are consecrations of the divinities on the recto.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 77.5 x 46.5 cm. mounted on cotton 108 x 67 cm
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 7
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563695
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