|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 twirling Vidhura in the air. Details and background color damaged by abrasion. Text from Phra Malai on verso, abraded and difficult to read. One end of two accordion style manuscript pages of Khoi paper. On outer side when folded there is handwritten Thai (Khom) script in black ink. On the inner side there is a painting of a scene from one of the jataka tales. A demon ogre is striding uphill carrying a prostrate figure.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 89-13-327.
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