Horse, its posture and training.

Record ID: 
183209
Accession number: 
MS W.70
Title: 
Horse, its posture and training.
Created: 
Thailand (Siam), ca. 1660
Binding: 
Paper leaves are folded in accordion style; held between original paper wrappers; in tan cloth box with leather spine inscribed: Siamese MMS. The Horse c.1660; lined with stamped paper and pink felt, signed JPW 1964.
Credit: 
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
Description: 
38 leaves (1 column, 4 lines), bound : native paper, ill. ; 361 x 121 mm
Provenance: 
Harry A. Levinson, Beverly Hills, CA; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from Levinson in 1964; JPW 5396; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Thailand (Siam) ca. 1660.
Decoration: 62 gouache paintings of horses, either posing on pedestals, standing in a landscape, or saddled and bound with training ropes; 1 line drawing of a horse; 12 geometrical drawings.

Script: 
Siamese script of the Ayutha period
Language: 
Thai
Century: 
Classification: