[INDOLOGY] painting on canvas?
kauzeya at gmail.com
Sun Jul 14 15:43:11 UTC 2013
You might also want to take a look at (I hope this was not mentioned
before; I'm sorry I was not paying attention):
Weaving the World: The Ritual Art of the "Paṭa" in Pala Buddhism and Its
Legacy in Tibet
History of Religions
Vol. 34, No. 3, Image and Ritual in Buddhism (Feb., 1995), pp. 241-262
On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 11:24 PM, Dean Michael Anderson <
eastwestcultural at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thanks for all the replies. Dipak’s mention of the Mudrārākṣasa is dated
> at the 4th century CE at the earliest. The word for cloth he mentions is
> the same one I was interested in: paṭa.
> Joseph pushes it a bit farther back to the first or second century CE,
> although that’s still a bit later than what I was hoping for.
> It may be I'll have to translate it only as 'cloth' and not 'canvas'.
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