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Buddhist Initiation Paintings from the Yuan Court (1271-1368) in the Sino-Himalayan Style

Fig. 35: Textile with gold phoenix on red ground, detail bodhisattva tsakli
distemper on cloth (l)
Brocaded tabby, gold phoenix on blue ground, detail from Jin dynasty (1115-1234) textile
The Cleveland Museum of Art (1994.292), after James Watt and Anne Wardwell, When Silk Was Gold: Central Asian and Chinese Textiles (New York, 1997), p. 118 (r)

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