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Illuminated fragment of Phra Malai [electronic resource], between 1890 and 1925?

Publication:
between 1890 and 1925?
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 folio) : color illustrations.
Contained In:
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Thai Manuscripts. 89-13-327
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Subjects:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Thai -- Specimens.
Jataka stories, Thai -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Facsimiles.
Fragments (object portions)
Folded books.
Illuminations (visual works)
Manuscripts, Thai -- 19th century.
Manuscripts, Thai -- 20th century.
Manuscripts -- Thailand -- 19th century.
Manuscripts -- Thailand -- 20th century.
Language:
In Thai (Khom).
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Summary:
Illumination cut from a folio of a Thai manuscript, showing the demon Punnaka and Vidhura on Punnaka's horse. Details and background color damaged by abrasion. Text from Phra Malai on verso, stained, abraded, and difficult to read.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger (viewed on September 17, 2015)
Written in 5 lines per segment.
Written and painted on khoi paper; manuscript originally folded concertina- or accordion-style, but this fragment of one folio is stored flat.
Written and painted in central Thailand in the very late 19th or early 20th century (Justin McDaniel).
From same manuscript as Penn Museum 89-13-328.
Dimensions of original manuscript: 26 x 21.7 cm.
Reproduced from the original with permission of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) license.
Electronic reproduction. Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Libraries, 2014.
Penn Provenance:
Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989.
Cited as:
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 89-13-327.