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Various types of Thangkas [6]

Papermache

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This Thangka is made of Paper Mache, therefore a special form is used. After pressing and drying the paper pulp the colors are put on. This special manufactering gives the Thangka a small three dimensional appearence.

Source: Mongolia, the legacy of Chingis Khan, Asian Art Museum of San Fransico, 1996, page 222