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Tanka of Akṣobhya, circa 1850-circa 1950

 Part of Collection — Box: 9 (Oversize)
Call Number: Tibet MSS 62, Series II
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Tanka of Akṣobhya

Scope and Contents

A Nepalese watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Akṣobhya surrounded by 516 miniature emanations of himself. All of the figures are outlined in red on gold.

Dates

  • circa 1850-circa 1950

Language of Materials

From the Collection: In Tibetan and Sanskrit.

Physical Description

1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 65.0 x 44.5 cm. borderd with silk brocade 114 x 71 cm.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in Nepal by Ann Rohrer in 1968. Gift of Ann Rohrer, 1976.

General note

Former call number: TIB. 76.3.

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