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Thousand Buddhas

Unknown500 AD - 700 AD

National Museum - New Delhi

National Museum - New Delhi

The fragment of an embroidered banner is showing images of Buddha in Thousand numbers. The extant border exhibits the donors. The banner is embroidered with silk threads. The stitches used in the banner are called chain-stitch which is generally used in Kashmir embroideries.

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  • Title: Thousand Buddhas
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 500 AD - 700 AD
  • Location: Tun-Huang, China
  • Physical Dimensions: w645 x h810 cm (wIthout cover)
  • Type: Silk Embroidery
  • Rights: National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi
  • Style: Central Asia Antiquities Art
  • Place Part Of: China

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