Mo Lha Riding a Horse
Mo Lha Riding a Horse
Mo Lha Riding a Horse

Mo Lha Riding a Horse


Artist
Mongolian (Mongolian)
Date
19th century
Medium
Pigments, gilding on sized cloth
Dimensions
Work : 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 5/8 in. (8.89 x 8.25 x 1.59 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of David Kamansky and Gerald Wheaton
Object Number
2014.23.322.1.A-C

Label

Mo Lha is the only female among the Five Gods of the Individual, and is the god most frequently depicted on her own. This painting portrays her in her conventional form: riding on the back of a horse, wearing fine clothing, and holding an arrow and divination mirror.


Object Type
Painting