Woodblock print, on hand-made paper probably from the daphne bush, of the type made for prayer-flags. Ink made of soot from an oil lamp. In the centre is the 'wind horse' carrying flaming jewels. At the corners are the canonical Four Protective Animals (clockwise from top left) - garuda (with snakes), dragon, tiger and snow lion. Between the images are invocatory texts in Tibetan and small auspicious symbols; at the top is the Banner of Victory.

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People

Acquired From
Pasang Tsering to The British Museum
By Ethnic Group
Monpa
Printmaker
Pasang Tsering

Place

Made In
Tawang

Time

Acquired In
2002
Related Event
Losar festival
Made
2002

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