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    • Silk scarf with gold designs

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    • Hand-woven silk scarf with gold thread. Wine-red hand-woven silk with richly patterned gold thread band at each end and small gold floral designs regularly spaced across the scarf.
    • Thangka of the Dharmapala Yamantaka

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    • Thangka of Dharmapala Yamantaka painted on cotton. A yellow silk overlay is attached at the top of the painting and covers the painting completely when unfurled. The designs on the overlay are red, green, and brown stylized flowers and circles...
    • Prayer Wheel

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    • Prayer wheel of carved ivory with bone handle. The wheel is decorated with coral and turquoise insets and holds a prayer which is activated whenever the wheel is rotated, each turn sending this prayer heavenward. NOTE: Ivory drum has a bad crack...
    • Pair of silk panels

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    • Pair of silk panels embroidered in ""Lost Peking Stitch"" using black, white and shades of blue thread. The panels mirror each other with each depicting a flying phoenix and five-toed dragon over water. The background is filled with images of bats,...
    • Harp (Saung Kauk)

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    • The Saung Kauk, named after its curved arch, is commonly used throughout Burma (Myanmar) for solo playing, for accompanying singers, or for chamber playing by either professional or amateur musicians. The arch is the natural root of the ""Sah""...
    • Ivory carving of Han Hsiang-Tzu

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    • Ivory carving of Han Hsiang-Tzu, a Taoist Immortal who is patron of music and always carries a flute. Ink is used to detail the flute and highlight the object's hair and beard. The Eight Immortals are legendary Taoist persons with supernatural...
    • Ritual vessel - Jue

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    • Three-legged bronze ritual vessel with spout and handle used to serve warm wine. Each side has a mythical beast (t'ao t'ieh) emerging from a band of thunder clouds (lei-win).
    • Pair of framed silk panels

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    • A two panel garden scene embroidered on green silk using shades of green, blue, brown, black and white thread. The panels are mirror images of each other and depict trees, flowers, butterflies, flowing water and a pagoda. Two maidens, one seated...
    • Blue plate

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    • Refined cobalt decoration. Floral design with a stork in central pattern on bottom interior plate. Eight panels in interior slope, each with a particular vegetation or fruit separated by narrower rectangular strips of repetitive pattern.
    • Hina doll set

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    • Set of Hina dolls with glazed clay ware faces. These ornamental dolls are displayed on Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival day which is celebrated each year in Japan on March 3. The dolls are displayed on multi-level platforms with specific dolls...
    • Large Imari plate

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    • Imari ware porcelain plate designed with assortment of happiness symbols in mutli-colors over and underglaze blue. In center bottom of interior an ornamental circle within which the ""three friends' symbol: pine, bamboo, prunus. Rest of interior...
    • Scarf (Bura)

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    • Hand-woven raw silk fabric designed with alternating bands of green and orange, each band filled with the same continuous geometrical patterns. The bands are separated by thin stripes of black, magenta, and red, and single shade of red/orange....
    • Shawl

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    • Hand woven and embroidered wool shawl with alternating horizontal bands of multi-colored stripes and a variety of geometrical patterns in multi-colors. Large woven bands alternate in white or orange grounds. Each band is unique and decorated with...
    • Man's jacket in modified Manchu style

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    • Jacket with Manchu influence in neck-line. The main body of garment and sleeves is red embroidered with multi-color floral and butterfly designs. The pairing of the designs between left and right sides of jacket denotes a happy marriage. In...
    • Scarf (Rachu)

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    • Bhutanese scarf for carrying an infant. Woven red ground with embroidered designs: yellow diamond motif in central part; ends have horizontal stripes including one large field of multi colored diamond-in-diamond design. Designs on both ends mirror...
    • Thangka of Avalokitesvara

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    • Painting on canvas. A central, standing figure of eleven-headed Avalokitesvara with eight arms. Seven attending, seated deities. The five deities above the standing figure are of the five seated primordial Buddhas. A rustic type thangka mounted on...
    • Black silk robe (Haori)

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    • Man's silk robe (haori), black with five crests woven into fabric. Crests appear on each front shoulder, on the back of both sleeves and directly under the collar on the back. Garment is partially lined with a water scene woven in silk. A small...

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