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Tanka of Gautama Buddha with eight arhats and two attendants

Tanka of Gautama Buddha with eight arhats and two attendants

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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 Tibetan or Chinese watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Gautama Buddha accompanied by eight arhats and two attendants, probably Hva Shang and Upasaka Dharmatala. The tanka has painted borders that simulate silk brocade.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton 98 x 63 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 29
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563717
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