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Dalai Lama

Inscription

On the reverse, in red ink, in Tibetan script, mantras behind each deity and a longer inscription (to be read). Transcription available in object file.

Provenance

Given to the mfa by william Sturgis Bigelow in 1921.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Tibetan, 19th century?

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

21.738

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings