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Page Inscribe with the Prajna Paramita Hridaya

Asian Art

MEDIUM Ink on silk
DATES 16th century
DYNASTY Ming Dynasty
DIMENSIONS frame: 9 1/2 × 5 in. (24.1 × 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.18.7
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dedicatory offering in the form of a page of hand-written Chinese text, consisting of a passage from a Buddhist sutra, apparently the Prajna Paramita Hridaya (to be confirmed). May have a date and/or donor's name. Piece was found inside 2021.18.6, a Buddhist sculpture of Bodhisattva Guanyin.
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CAPTION Page Inscribe with the Prajna Paramita Hridaya, 16th century. Ink on silk, frame: 9 1/2 × 5 in. (24.1 × 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2021.18.7 (Photo: , CUR.2021.18.7.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.2021.18.7.jpg.
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 <em>Page Inscribe with the Prajna Paramita Hridaya</em>, 16th century. Ink on silk, frame: 9 1/2 × 5 in. (24.1 × 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2021.18.7 (Photo: , CUR.2021.18.7.jpg)

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