Sri-devi with the Five Long-Life Sisters and the Eleven Jewel Goddesses

Tibetan
Ming–Qing Dynasty
18th century


Object Place: Tibet/China

Dimensions

105.5 x 72 cm (41 9/16 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1870

Medium or Technique

Distemper and gold on cotton, mounted with silk brocade in panel format

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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.

Provenance

1906, gift of the James Fund, the Abbott Lawrence Fund and the Otis Norcross Fund to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund, Abbott Lawrence Fund and Otis Norcross Fund