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Buddhist Manuscript Cover


Artist Unknown (Tibet)


14th-15th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G212
Buddhist Manuscript Cover, Artist Unknown (Tibet)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Gilt and polychrome on wood
Size: 8 15/16 x 27 11/16 x 1 7/16in. (22.7 x 70.3 x 3.7cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Tibet
Culture: Asia, Tibet
Style: 14th-15th century
Physical Description: Wood plank painted red overall with 18 x 5 grid in gold; each compartment (except for central 12) filled with seated cross-legged figure in gold and black; 2 figures seated on lotus cushions at center in red, gold and black; one short side carved with scr
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 99.126
Added to Site: February 28, 2009