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Tanka of Avalokitesívara

Tanka of Avalokitesívara

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Date: circa 1950
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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 cottton that depicts Avalokiteśvara with four arms and accompanied by Manjushri and Vajrapāṇi. Inscriptions in Tibetan on verso. The tanka includes a silk cover.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 45 x 31 cm. mounted on silk brocade 85 x 57 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 20
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563708
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