Temple Banner (Nepal)

Temple banner from Nepal, c. 15th century. Temple banner from Nepal, c. 15th century. Copyright Victoria & Albert Museum, London, acc. no. IS.6-1989.

A temple banner from Nepal. dated to the fifteenth century, is housed in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The banner measures 40,5 x 32 cm. The cotton banner is embroidered with silk thread and shows Vishnu and his consort, Lakhshmi, positioned on the eagle, Garuda.

Source: R. CRILL (1989). 'Nepalese embroidery: a new chronology', Hali, No 44, April 1989, pp. 30-5, Pl.3a.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 2 September 2016).

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