Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Hanging Monastery

Accession Number: 
188378
Order Title: 
Archivision Addition Module SEVEN--6,160 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Sculpture hall filled with brightly painted figures and painted dougong brackets; standing Daoist figures
Date of View: 
6/5/2009
Image description: 
Daoist figures tend to wear blue, red or black robes unless enjoying imperial rank. Clay and wooden temple statues were painted, but occasionally the painted statue was also given real clothing,
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Addition Module SEVEN
Culture: 
Chinese
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious structures; temples
Work Types: 
complexes; sites (locations); historic sites
Work Types: 
Architecture; religious complexes; religious communities; monasteries (built complexes)
Preferred Title: 
Hanging Monastery
Agent Display: 
Unknown (Chinese)
Date: 
rebuilt 1368-1911 (alteration)
Materials: 
wood; polychrome glazed ceramic tile; stone; brick; paint
Technique: 
painting and painting techniques
Measurement: 
152.5 m2 (area)
Alternate Title: 
Hanging Temple
Alternate Title: 
Xu¿nkong S¿
Alternate Title: 
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Locations: 
Hunyuan, Shanxi, China
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Ming
Style/Period: 
Northern Wei
Style/Period: 
Qing
Classification: 
Architecture