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Printing Block

Object Number:29-96-810A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Inscription Language:Tibetan Language
Height: 4.4 cm
Width: 27.3 cm
Depth: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:617 - Sommerville Number

Description

Wooden strip with handle on one end, carved on one side with calligraphic relief for printing. "617" in faint red written in reverse. Note found with it indicates it is "From Sutra of Wisdom...for long life and happiness."

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