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Book Cover for a Manuscript of the Perfection of Wisdom (Ashtashasrika Prajnaparamita) Sutra

A work made of wood with traces of red pigment and gilding.
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  • A work made of wood with traces of red pigment and gilding.

Date:

14th century

Artist:

Tibet
South Central Tibet

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Title

Book Cover for a Manuscript of the Perfection of Wisdom (Ashtashasrika Prajnaparamita) Sutra

Origin

Tibet

Date

1299–1399

Medium

Wood with traces of red pigment and gilding

Dimensions

68 × 20 × 2.1 cm (26 3/4 × 7 7/8 × 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Avery Brundage, Louise Lutz, Samuel M. Nickerson and Russell Tyson endowments; Margaret Gentles Fund

Reference Number

1997.56

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