Tathagata crown

Mongolian Collection

Accession Nr.: 73.31.1
Type: textile; costumes; religious/ritual equipment
Date of production:
19th century
Place of production:
Materials: textile
Techniques: embroidered
Dimensions: height: 16 cm
lengtha 50 cm
The crown, composed of five red canvas sheets, is held together by a blue ribbon at the bottom. The sheets embroidered with tendril and cloud patterns with yellow thread have the five core syllables of the Tathagata Buddha embroidered in different colors in the middle.