Monumental tangka with silk-applique arhat, Buddha and Lokapala

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China
AD 16th century ~ AD 18th century
  • Type
    Textile
  • Materials
    Silk
  • Measurements
    L: 512cm, W: 265cm
  • Creator name
    Unknown
  • Creator date
    Unknown
  • Where it was made
    China
  • Time period
    AD 16th century ~ AD 18th century
  • Creation date
    16th Century - 18th Century
  • Function
    Monumental tangka such as this piece are hung in a monastery or temple for veneration by devotees or presented during special temple ceremonies in Tibet.
  • Acquisition
    The museum purchased this piece in 1996.
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