Arya Astasahasrika sutra.
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.
Gift of J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) before 1914.
355 leaves, bound : paper ; 255 x 660 mm
Gift of J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) to his father, J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913); J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
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.