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Thanka (Religious Picture), 18th century, Qing dynasty(1644–1911)

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 2:1 'S' twill weave with weft-float faced 1:2 'S' twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; painted details
150.2 x 78.8 cm (59 1/2 x 31 in.)
Weft repeat: point

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1931.9a

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