University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:89-13-417
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Period: 19th Century
Date Made: 1825 - 1875
Early Date: 1825
Late Date: 1875
Section:Asian
Materials:Khoi Paper
Iconography:Phra Malai
Hunter
Pond
Flowers
Height: 23 cm
Width: 21 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Illumination cut from a folio of a Thai manuscript, probably showing a hunter picking lotus flowers in a pond to give to Phra Malai. Text on verso. Blue sky. Written in Thai (Khom) in 6 lines per segment. Written on khoi paper; from manuscript originally folded concertina- or accordion-style, but this fragment of one folio is now stored flat. Written and painted in Thailand in the mid-19th century. There is also written numbers in Thai and English.


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[Electronic] Illumination from Thai manuscript [electronic resource], between 1825 and 1875.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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