|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||1675 - 1699|
|Inscription Language:||Lao Language|
Lao Yuon Script
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. W. H. Kneedler, 1951|
|Other Number:||M41 - Levitt Number|
L-1-56 - Other Number
Vohara text on the episode of the Vessantara Jataka story in which Vessantara gives away his children. In Pali with some Thai (Lanna). Two lateral holes with tie cord. Edges of folios colored red. Black powder rubbed into incised letters. Varnish applied, giving the letters a brown appearance. Center of upper side of most folios chipped away, destroying or making it difficult to read some text. Most of f. cho has been broken off with the result that only a small section of the rest is present. Script is slightly ornamental but does not display a flowing elegance. Written in 5 lines per leaf.
Foliated with letters, sa through sai, verso left margin; 4 leaves from the J's in the middle, out of order, but from the same text. Leaves of palm leaf with two central holes slightly more than 20 cm apart; many edges frayed or damaged; last leaf partial; red lacquer edges; string through left hole tied in a loop. Written in Thailand, possibly in the late 17th century
|[Electronic] Vohara text [electronic resource], between 1675 and 1699?.. Actual Citation||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue] Levitt, Stephan H. 1980. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Indic and Greater Indic Manuscripts in the Collection of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. The Library Chronicle. pg. 97-152 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 145||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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