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Pair of Manuscript Covers: Prajnaparamita Flanked by Bodhisattvas (above); Vajrasattva(?) Flanked by Bodhisattvas (below)

12th century
Nepal (Kathmandu Valley)
Distemper on wood
H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); W. 16 9/16 in. (42 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Wendy Findlay, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.480a, b
Not on view
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