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Twenty-one Taras

Inscription

On reverse, in Tibetan, in red ink: the usual mantras plus a long inscription - to be read. Also, on reverse of top dowel, a brief Tibetan inscription. On obverse, in Tibetan, in gold paint: small identifying inscriptions next to many of the subsidiary figures.

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

47.84

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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