[Buddhist texts].

Record ID: 
161129
Accession number: 
MS S.21
Title: 
[Buddhist texts].
Created: 
Burma, 1809.
Binding: 
Two 19th-century molded papier mâché covers, lacquered and gilded, inset with colored glass circles over foil and smaller chips of mother or pearl, the beginning and ending paper leaves pasted onto the inside of each cover.
Credit: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.
Description: 
141 leaves (1 column, 9 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 180 x 404 mm.
Provenance: 
Sold at Bloomingdale's (White oblong label pasted inside front cover, printed Bloomingdale's Far East No. 72391, in pencil at upper label margin the number 00051, at center 285); E. Clark Stillman Collection.
Notes: 

Ms. buddhist texts, written in Burma, dated 1809.
Decoration: foliage and flower drawing and decorative motifs in black ink on the opening folio of the manuscript.
The leaves are pasted together along their longest sides and accordion folded.

Script: 
Burmese
Language: 
Pāli
Century: 
Classification: