About this object

Thangka, painted in gold on a black background known as nas thang, of possibly the Nyingma Dharmapala Tseu Marpo. He has the characteristic third eye, flaming hair and skull headdress of a dharmapala and he is surrounded by other protective and peaceful beings. Top centre, Amitabha, and two bodhisattvas, Top Left, Vajrasattva, Top Right, Historical Buddha, Centre Left, unidentified, Centre Right, Vajrakila, Bottom Left, Mahakali, Bottom Centre, Mewa Tsekpa (possibly), Bottom Right, Jambhala.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    20th Century early
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Leather Skin; Gold; Pigment; Textile Cotton; Wood
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Mrs Stopford
  • Collector
    Guy Stopford
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    1290 mm x 840 mm
  • Related people
    Guy Stopford ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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