Mid 19th Century - Late 19th Century
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.
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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