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Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

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Huntington, S and J, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and its International Legacy, Seattle and London, 1990

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Wladimir Zwalf, Buddhism; Art and Faith, London, British Museum Publications

Zwalf  Wladimir, Gandhara Sculpture, A Catalogue of the British Museum Collections, 2 vols., London, British Museum Press, 1996

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Luxury Goods from India: The Art of the Indian Cabinet-Maker

Luxury Goods from India: The Art of the Indian Cabinet-Maker

Luxury Goods from India highlights key objects from the V&A's unrivalled collection of furniture and objets d'art from India and Sri Lanka. Many of th…

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Event - A Visit to Maharani: Textiles of India

Tue 17 November 2015 18:30–20:30

Members will be given the chance to see and admire clothing, shawls and fine vintage textiles that she personally sources in Gujarat (Ahmedabad and Kutch), Kashmir, the Punjab, Varanasi and Delhi.

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