Thanka (Religious Picture)

A work made of 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.
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  • A work made of 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.

Date:

18th century, Qing dynasty(1644–1911)

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Thanka (Religious Picture)

Origin

China

Date

1701–1800

Medium

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

Dimensions

150.2 × 78.8 cm (59 1/2 × 31 in.) Weft repeat: point

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1931.9a

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