Arya Astasahasrika sutra.

Record ID: 
139496
Accession number: 
MS M.233
Title: 
Arya Astasahasrika sutra.
Created: 
Tibet, 17--
Binding: 
Wooden panels; on the upper panel are carved various conceptions of the Buddha; the character on the cloth tab forms one of the titles of the Pachen Lama, for whom the manuscript presumably was made.
Credit: 
Gift of J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) before 1914.
Description: 
355 leaves, bound : paper ; 255 x 660 mm
Provenance: 
Gift of J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) to his father, J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913); J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written in Tibet, possibly in the 18th century.
On heavy blue paper; the text is written in yellow characters within oblong rectangular waxed panels.

Language: 
Tibetan.
Century: 
Classification: