A gilt polychromed wood manuscript cover
Tibet, circa 13th century
Carved with two interlaced foliate sprays issuing from a garuda mask, set within a beaded border and outer rim consisting of a single foliate scroll interwoven throughout three edges and the fourth with intertwining couplets; the sides with blossoms.
27 x 8 1/4 in. (68.5 x 21 cm)