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Manuscript Cover

Object Number:95-21-34X
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Thailand
Chiengmai
Phra Nakhon
Doi Suthep
Maker: Naay Som Phuangphakdii
Thaamaphakadii Press
Date Made: 1937
Early Date: 1937
Late Date: 1937
Section:Asian
Materials:Textile
Velvet
Paper
Silver Wire
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Lotus
Inscription Language:Thai Language
Credit Line:Gift of Katharine and Mary Anglemyer, 1995

Description

Wrapper for palm leaf manuscript. Rectangular red velvet wrapper with stiff paper inside and yellow cloth lining. Twisted wire threaded like beads and tacked to velvet. Center says "Sawatdii" or hello in Thai. On either side are sun-like medallions with lotus flowers. Double line border with star motif. Yellow cloth tie attached at one side.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Reconsidering Asian Material Texts Workshop (19 Apr 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Electronic] Tipit̥aka. Suttapit̥aka. Dighanikāya. Mahāparinibbānasutta. Tipit̥aka. Suttapit̥aka. Dighanikāya. Mahāparinibbānasutta. Phra Mahāparinibbāna [electronic resource], 2480 BE (1937).. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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