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thang-kha

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1933,0508,0.120

  • Description

    Thang Kha. Religious. Figure of a lama. Appliqued and embroidered on textile. The cloth backing on the reverse is made up of fragments of the so-called Vrindavani Vastra lampas silk, from Assam (see Bibliographic reference)

  • Date

    • 18thC(late)-19thC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 190 centimetres
    • Width: 77.5 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Crill 1996 bibliographic details
    • Zwalf 1981 fig. 56 (p. 102-3) (caption on 102; image on 103) bibliographic details
    • Crill 1992 p. 76-83 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2016 21 Jan-15 Aug, London, BM, G91, Krishna in the garden of Assam: the cultural context of an Indian textile

  • Condition

    Paper label on the reverse bearing in Tibetan the name 'Sharab Sangye'.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1933

  • Acquisition notes

    Gift to Sir Charles Bell from the Maharajah of Bhutan

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1933,0508,0.120

Thang-ka. General subject - religious. Figure of a lama. Appliqued and embroidered on textile.  The cloth backing on the reverse is made up of fragments of the so-called Vrindavani Vastra lampas silk, from Assam (see Bibliographic reference)

Thang-ka. General subject - religious. Figure of a lama. Appliqued and embroidered on textile. The cloth backing on the reverse is made up of fragments of the so-called Vrindavani Vastra lampas silk, from Assam (see Bibliographic reference)

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