Friday, April 23, 2010

Thanka with Brocade

Picture of Brocade

The use of the Silk Brocade has its own Consequence and importance,silk brocades are considered as religious objects not as of simply decorative, such religious works of arts functions as models on which mediators Can reflect identifying and developing with in themselves the qualities such as wisdom and compassion that are embodied in the painting. Thangk as often used in Monasteries are all brocade and the inner frame of brocade (often red) is also thought to be a rainbow gateway beyond which lies the pure land inhabited by the deity the Thangka represents. The Brocade it self also acts as the Per-servant of the Painting from the Dust and light to retain its authentic median