Silk Asian Tangka
silk, damask, metal-wrapped threads
59 3/8" (approx.)
36 3/8" (approx.)
Gift of Susan Wright, in memory of her mother, Jane Richardson Wright (a volunteer at the Schenectady Museum Collections Department for 20 years) and Susan's brother (Jane's son), William Arnold Wright (Union College Class of 1980, Electrical Engineering).
Yes: Everst Lounge
Framed needlework textile depicting six kneeling figures against a sinuous cloud background in poses and symbols that suggest they may have some relationship to Tibetan/Vajrayana/Buddhism; sun depicted the upper left corner, and moon in upper right corner using metal wrapped threads; lined with purple damask with a sinuous cloud motif.