Ekadasa-Avalokiteshvara Surrounded by Forms of Avalokiteshvara

Artist/maker unknown, Mongolian, Chinese, or Tibetan

Made in Tibet, Asia
or Mongolia, Asia

c. 18th century

Colors on cloth; cloth mounting

Image: 37 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches (95.3 x 57.2 cm) Painted mount: 39 x 24 inches (99.1 x 61 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Natacha Rambova, 1959

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The eleven-faced, six-armed Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara stands on a white lotus between two different emanations of herself. She is also surrounded by Buddhas, Lamas, gods, and Dharmapalas (defenders of the Law).