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Tanka of Palden Lhamo

Tanka of Palden Lhamo

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Date: circa 1600-circa 1700
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Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A Tibetan watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Palden Lhamo crossing a sea of blood riding side-saddle on a white mule. Above her are Tsoṅ-kha-pa Blo-bzaṅ-grags-pa and two of his disciples. Below her is a mounted figure.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 41 x 28 cm. bordered with silk brocade 83 x 55 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 50
Rights:
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563738
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