Maidar, painted cloth, wood. Maidar (SK. Maitreya), the Buddha of the Future. Painted scroll with rollers. Standing, golden skinned deity with usnisa and urna, right hand raised in dissertation, left holding golden vessel (kamandallu) at his side; dressed in blue spotted dhoti with green scarf around hips and antelope skin over left shoulder. On a throne with multicoloured leaves with an offering bowl before, containing a jewel, lute, conch and mirror. Backed by a red nimbus with flame rim, studded with coloured jewels. Behind are trees, green hills, water, and two golden stupas each with a seated golden figure; blue sky, white clouds, sun and moon. Red and yellow borders.
Overall: height 37 ¼ in., width 25 ¼ in.

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