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Object Number:
89-13-250
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Thailand
Period:
19th Century
Date Made:
1800 - 1899
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Khoi Paper
Iconography:
Phra Malai

Monks
Parinirvana
Description:
Four pages of accordion style manuscript joined by folds in khoi paper and reinforced with white tape. White khoi paper written in Thai (Khom/Khmer) in black ink on each side of the four pages, 8-10 lines per folio, folded concertina- or accordion-style. There are four paintings within the four pages, each on one end of two pages. The paintings are a small assembly with two crowned figures at the center, a stupa, Buddha's death, and a monk with bowl at the river. This may be part of a Phra Malai manuscript. Manuscript illustrated with images of monks.
Length:
59.8cm
Width:
12.8cm
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum

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