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Tanka of Avalokitesívara

Tanka of Avalokitesívara

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Date: circa 1850-circa 1900
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A southern Tibetan or Bhutanese watercolor painting on cottton that depicts Avalokiteśvara with four arms and accompanied by numerous smaller figures. Inscriptions in Tibetan on the verso.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 69 x 49 cm. bordered with silk brocade 122 x 78 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 19
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563707
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