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Tanka of Padma Sambhava

Tanka of Padma Sambhava

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Date: circa 1850-circa 1950
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A western Tibetan or Nepalese watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Padma Sambhava with two female consorts, Mandarava and Yeshe Tsogyal. Inscriptions in Tibetan on verso. The tanka includes a silk cover.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 34 x 28 cm. bordered with silk brocade 80 x 61 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 48
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563736
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