Palm leaf manuscript with Buddhist texts
Sri Lanka, 19th cent.
Two contemporaneous matching brass covers, each decorated with a lion and two busts within vines.
Gift of Henry S. Glazier, 1981.
286 leaves (1 column, 4 lines), bound : palm leaf ; 37 x 352 mm
Henry S. Glazier; purchased in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in 1933 along with another palm leaf manuscript in the William S. Glazier Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library MS G.71).
Ms. buddhist texts, written in Sri Lanka, 19th century.