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Manuscript of excerpts from Buddhist texts
Place of Origin: Myanmar (Burma)
Date: approx. 1850-1900
Materials: Lacquer and gilding on stiffened cloth or paper, with wood covers
Dimensions: H. 4 1/4 in x W. 21 3/8 in x Th. 2 in. H. 10.8 cm x W. 54.3 cm x Th. 5.1 cm
Credit Line: Transfer from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Gift of Katherine Ball
Department: Southeast Asian Art
Collection: Books And Manuscripts
Object Number: 1993.26.2
On Display: No

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Label: This manuscript is similar in type to 2008.94. This one's covers, however, are decorated with birds alternating with celestial beings, rather than with sword-carrying male figures.

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Exhibition History: "Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma" Asian Art Museum, October 23, 2009 - January 10, 2010
Label: This manuscript is similar in type to 2008.94. This one's covers, however, are decorated with birds alternating with celestial beings, rather than with sword-carrying male figures.
Exhibition History: "Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma" Asian Art Museum, October 23, 2009 - January 10, 2010