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Manuscript

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Object Number:
83-23-1
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Thailand
Date Made:
Mid 19th Century - Late 19th Century
Early Date:
1826
Late Date:
1900
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Khoi Paper
Description:
Illustrated religious manuscript on khoi paper folded in accordion fashion. Illustrations depict minor Buddhist divinities and the story of Phra Malai, a monk who visited the heaven of Indra and also the sinners in Hell. Black lacquer covers, flaked.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Guy G. Gabrielson, Jr.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

4th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: Writing the East: History and New Technologies in the Study of Asian Manuscript Traditions (22 Oct 2011 - 22 Oct 2011)
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