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sutra (in Pali)
  • India
  • sutra (in Pali), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: India
  • incised palm leaves with painted wooden cover
  • Object Height/Width: 11.4 x 49.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 19 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1953

Black ink on palm leaves bound with gold cord between teak boards; red and gold paint. Script in Dravidian language (Telugir, Canarese or Malayalam)