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Manuscript

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Object Number:
2003-42-7
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Thailand
Section:
Asian
Description:
Samut thai dami paper manuscript from south central Thailand. The paper has been blackened with charcoal of the sanoh khang khok tree. The yellow ink text consists of first person account of a minor noble and his estate with reference to rituals performed at his home and about his immediate family.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1995.X.20265   -   Other Number

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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