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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Asian ➔ Tibetan Lama's Crown

Identifier:
113860
Description:
A Lama is a spirtual leader in Tibetan Buddhism. This crown depicts the five Buddha families, which are, from left to right: Vairocana; Aksobhya; Amitabah; Ratnasambhava: and Amoghasiddhi. Crowns such as these are worn during initiations.
Materials:
Fabric
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
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Maker/Donor
Barrett, Edward