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Manuscript

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Object Number:
84-24-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Buddhist
Provenience:
Thailand
Thornburi
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Palm Leaf
Description:
Fourteen leaves of a palm-leaf sutra (Buddhist manuscript) in Pali. The writing was incised with a sharp stylus on a section of palm leaf, then rubbed with soot to make the script visible.
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth Lyons

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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