From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number C405D
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Yuan Dynasty
Date Made Yuan Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Technique Woodblock Printed
Iconography Diamond Sutra | Dharani
Inscription Language Chinese Language

Book found inside the lacquer figure C405A. One of two long sections torn from a large sutra printed in Chinese and illustrated with many wood block cuts. Was accordion type book. Good quality printing with well shaped and nicely arranged characters. Good craftsmanship in the wood cuts. Paper is an old tan of soft but tough texture and is in a strip 13 inches wide. Folds come at 5 inch intervals. The text is from the end of the Diamond sutra.

Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1923

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