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2. Manuscript Cover
Tibet
15th-16th c.
natural pigments on carved wood
25 1/2" x 9"
Manuscript Cover
Detail:central shrine
The front of this extraordinary cover is carved in a pierced technique (clearly visible in the detail below) with the back side filled in by a separate piece of wood on which the inscription is found. All three of the Buddhas depicted are shown in teaching mudra, surround by a myriad of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.
Detail: reverse
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