Illustrated Text On Cosmology (Traiphum Phra Ruang) With Pali Captions Written In Thai Script
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1984.517
Title
Illustrated Text on Cosmology (Traiphum Phra Ruang) with Pali captions written in Thai script
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
late 19th century
Places
Creation Place: Southeast Asia, Thailand
Culture
Thai
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Two-sided, horizontal, accordion-fold manuscript; ink, color and gold on 'khoi' paper, with lacquered cover
Dimensions
H. 18.4 x W. 65.1 cm (7 1/4 x 25 5/8 in.)
Provenance
Peng Seng, Bangkok 1966
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.517
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Pratapaditya Pal and Julia Meech, Buddhist Book Illuminations, Ravi Kumar Publishers (New York, 1988), pp. 205-206, Pl. 68-69

Henry Ginsburg, Thai Manuscript Painting, British Library (London, 1989), p. 20, Pl. 2

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted