|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||1890 - 1925|
|Inscription Language:||Thai Language|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989|
Illumination cut from a folio of a Thai manuscript, showing the demon Punnaka and Vidhura on Punnaka's horse. Details and background color damaged by abrasion. Text from Phra Malai on verso, stained, abraded, and difficult to read. On outer side when folded there is handwritten Thai (Khom) script in black ink. On the interior side there is a painting of a Jataka story. Background of painting is dark red with the figure of an ogre on a galloping blue horse. A second figure has arms intertwined in the horses tail. Written in 5 lines per segment. Written and painted on khoi paper; manuscript originally folded concertina- or accordion-style, but this fragment of one folio is stored flat. Written and painted in central Thailand in the very late 19th or early 20th century. From same manuscript as Penn Museum 89-13-328.
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