Illustrated Buddhist Text (In Khmer Script): Scene From The Vessantara Jataka
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.502.1
Title
Illustrated Buddhist Text (in Khmer script): Scene from the Vessantara Jataka
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Thailand
Culture
Thai
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Individual leaf from a palm-leaf manuscript; ink, color, and gold on palm leaf
Dimensions
greatest dimen.: H. 6.2 x W. 60 cm (2 7/16 x 23 5/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.502.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Pratapaditya Pal and Julia Meech, Buddhist Book Illuminations, Ravi Kumar (New York, 1988), p. 193, Pl. 56 (top)

Robert D. Mowry, "Hidden Treasures: Southeast Asian Manuscripts in the Arthur M. Sackler Museum", Review / Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., Winter 1993-1994), Vol. III, no. I, pp. 2-3

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