painting / 繪畫
Painting of the Bodhisattva Kṣitigarbha shown as a monk, holding a cintamani (flaming jewel), standing under a canopy on one white and one orange lotus. Ink and colours on silk.
- 851-900 (circa)
- Excavated/Findspot: Qian Fo Dong, Ch.xxiv.004 (from Cave 17 at Ch’ien Fo Tung (pinyin: Qian Fo Dong))
- (Asia,China,Gansu (province),Dunhuang,Qian Fo Dong (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas))
- Excavated/Findspot: 千佛洞
- Height: 90.2 centimetres
- Width: 27.3 centimetres
30 May 2004
Reason for treatment
Prepare for digital photography. Clean and humidify as necessary and if possible. Secure those which are fragmentary and splitting. Improve storage mounts - melinex sleeves or pressure mounts
The lengths of silk streamers were humidified on Goretex and then adhesive supported on dyed silk crepeline using Lascaux 36/498 1:2.
For full acquisition history, see 1919,0101,0.1.
- Ch.xxiv.004 (Stein no.)
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Object reference number: RFC735
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