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Object Number:89-13-416
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Period: 19th Century
Date Made: 1800 - 1825
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1825
Section:Asian
Materials:Khoi Paper
Iconography:Asubha Kammatthana
Corpse Meditation
Meditation
Monk
Monster
Inscription Language:Thai Language
Height: 22.5 cm
Width: 19.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Illumination cut from a folio of a Thai manuscript, showing a monk removing pamsakulla cloth from a corpse, probably a scene of corpse observation and meditation. Another small illumination of a monster and text in unidentified script on verso. Part of manuscript page. Written in 5 lines per segment. Written on khoi paper; from manuscript originally folded concertina- or accordion-style, but this fragment of one folio is stored flat. Painted in the early 19th century. Tag has numbers including 3407 and 100.

Bibliography:

[Electronic] Asubbhakammaţţhana illumination? [electronic resource], between 1800 and 1825?.. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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