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Tanka of Gautama Buddha

Tanka of Gautama Buddha

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Date: circa 1700-circa 1900
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Type of Resource:
Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A Chinese gold ink painting on black silk that depicts Gautama Buddha accompanied by smaller figures. Writing on the upper recto of the painting in Chinese, Manchu, Mongolian, and Tibetan. Inscription in French on verso.
Physical Description:
1 painting: gold ink on silk on rice paper 119 x 68 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 28
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563716
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