Tsong Khapa

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Historical period(s)
1834
Medium
Appliqué using Chinese (Qing) and Russian brocades, leather, pearls, and couching threads (horsehair wrapped in silk with gold foil); with original silk dustcovers, ribbons, and silver-gilt caps on dowel
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 154.9 x 106.7 cm (61 x 42 in) H x W (painting): 81.3 x 59.7 cm (32 x 23 1/2 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2017.48
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile, Painting
Type

Thangka

Keywords
thangka, Tibet, Tsongkhapa
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. II-15, 127-127.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum