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Shakyamuni Buddha

Inscription

On reverse, in red ink, in Tibetan, the mantras "Om, ah, hum" repeated behind each major figure.

Provenance

Given to the mfa by Miss Lucy Aldrich in 1947.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Tibetan, 19th century

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

47.80

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolors and gold on cotton, mounted with silk brocades, wood dowels, brass knobs, silk veil

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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