Amazing Old Tibetan Buddhist Thangka with Silk Embroidery
White Tara with four arms depicted in this artwork. Also present are four Arhats.
Size with the brocade borders: 42 x 60 inches
Size of the embroidery: 28 x 40 inches
Embroidered Thangkas are extremely uncommon.
Estimated to be from the late 1800s / early 1900s
OTHER NOTABLE EXAMPLES:
Vajrapani at the Rubin Museum, New York
Christie's Auction House - Similar size - Similar Subject - 2007 Sale
Sotheby's Auction House - Similar Size - 2015 sale
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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.