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Bhaishajyaguru (The Medicine Buddha)

Inscription

On reverse, in red ink in formal Tibetan block script behind each figure: "Om, Ah, Hum"

Provenance

Given to the mfa by Edward W. Forbes in 1907

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Forbes

Tibetan, 18th–19th century?

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

07.302

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton, mounted with silk brocade, wood and metal dowels

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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