Accordian style book of Buddhist scriptures (samut) on tough, insect resistant paper made from tree bark (khoi). Illustrations and text on both sides of pages. The illustrations represent the Tosachat: the last 10 jatakas, or birth stories, of the Buddha. Each symbolizes an important virtue and lead to the birth of the Buddha. Outer covers missing.
Gift of William Kohler
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth and Heather Peters, Chang Ch'eng-mei, Gregory Possehl. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 46
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