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Dhritarashtra (Lokapala)
Title Dhritarashtra (Lokapala)
Title2 Dhritarashtra (Lokapala)
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Miniature Painting
Object Type Thangaka
Main Material Paper and Cloth
Component Material II Cloth
Manufacturing Technique Painting
Provenance Peking (China)
Origin Place Peking (China)
Find Place Peking (China)
Period / Year of Work C. 18th Century CE
Dimensions 82 x151 cm
Detailed Description Buddhist thangka featuring the Guardian King of the east, Dhritarashtra, who is shown with his lute, dominates the picture space. He is shown playing his musical instruments, puts on colorful attire crowns on the head. It shows typical Chinese embroidered border which contains a series of small compartment occupied with beautiful flowers.
Brief Description Buddhist thangka featuring the Guardian King of the east, Dhritarashtra, who is shown with his lute, dominates the picture space.