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Manuscript

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Object Number:
CG98-1-129
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Miao
Provenience:
China
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Paper
Wood
Textile
Ink
Pigment
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Miao
Description:
Chinese manuscript on Miao Tribes. Folded accordion style with hard covers. As one opens each page, the left side has Chinese characters and right side has a painting of Miao figures. The covers have a wood core and exterior is covered with textile, interior covered with paper. Originally pages were attached to covers, now both separated. Title in Chinese characters on front cover.
Credit Line:
Found in Collection

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Reconsidering Asian Material Texts Workshop (19 Apr 2013)
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