About this object

Thangka of Sitatapatra (Vajra Ushnisha Sitatapatra). She has a thousand arms, legs and heads, with three eyes in each face, one in the palm of each hand and one in the sole of each foot. Beneath her feet she is crushing the enemies of Buddhism.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    18th Century
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Gold; Pigment; Fibre Textile Cotton
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
    R L Vance
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    1850 mm x 1050 mm; 72 13/16 in x 41 5/16 in
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre (Owner); R L Vance (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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