Sri-devi with the Five Long-Life Sisters and the Eleven Jewel Goddesses
Object Place: Tibet/China
105.5 x 72 cm (41 9/16 x 28 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Distemper and gold on cotton, mounted with silk brocade in panel format
Not On View
Painting with decorative borders, mounted on support panel. Would have originally been in thangka format.
Sri Devi with white skin sits cross-legged on lotus, holding dish of jewels and staff with jewel on top. She is surrounded on all sides by female deities riding animals. All are backed by clouds.
1906, gift of the James Fund, the Abbott Lawrence Fund and the Otis Norcross Fund to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund, Abbott Lawrence Fund and Otis Norcross Fund