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Amida Raigo (Descent of Amida)
  • Japan
  • Amida Raigo (Descent of Amida), late 1800s–early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912) to Taisho period (1912–1926)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • gold, color on silk
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 1050 x 523 mm
  • Gift from the Dains collection?
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1201

Amidha stands tall in the center with a mandala of bright rays arching out towards the edges of the composition. His two smaller attendants stand at his feet and pray. They are all standing on lotus blossoms.