Banner of Avalokiteśvara standing on a lotus. Although painted on paper, rather than silk or hemp, it has all the features of banners on those more expensive materials, including hanging loop, triangular headpiece and stiffened piece of card at the bottom, which serves as a weighting board. Painted on both sides. Ink and colours on paper.

An00000276 003 l

People

Depicted
Avalokiteśvara
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Qian Fo Dong

Time

Acquired In
1919
Made
851-950, circa
Period/Culture
Five Dynasties, early, ["Tang dynasty", "late"]

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