Palm-leaf manuscript.

Record ID: 
183214
Accession number: 
MS W.71
Title: 
Palm-leaf manuscript.
Created: 
Burma, 19th cent.
Binding: 
Each leaf is pierced with two round holes and strung on twisted cord, held between oblong wood covers painted pink and decorated with vegetal designs in black, yellow, and red paint.
Credit: 
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
Description: 
27 leaves (1 column, 7 lines), bound : Talipat palm leaf ; 53 x 461 mm
Provenance: 
Julia Parker Wightman (no JPW number)
Notes: 

Ms. Buddhist texts; written and decorated in Burma, 19th century.
Decoration: on the opening leaf, text is written in the center third, the outside thirds are decorated with line drawings of birds and flowering plants.

Script: 
Burmese script
Language: 
Pali
Century: 
Classification: