Art/ Collection/ Art Object

One of Seven Plaques from a Tantric Ritual Apron

17th century
2 7/8 × 1 7/16 in. (7.3 × 3.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1991
Accession Number:
Not on view
Private collection (until 1991; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art of the Himalayas," December 15, 2010–December 4, 2011.

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