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Manuscript (parabaik)

Manuscript (parabaik)

  • Place of origin:

    Shan (possibly, made)
    Burma (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paper with gold and thitsi lacquered, printed cotton backed with cotton

  • Museum number:

    IS.44&A-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Folding paper lacquered manuscript (parabaik) with a cotton acheik-printed cover.

Place of Origin

Shan (possibly, made)
Burma (possibly, made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Paper with gold and thitsi lacquered, printed cotton backed with cotton

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Width: 41.9 cm, Depth: 18.1 cm

Descriptive line

Folding paper lacquered manuscript (parabaik) with a cotton acheik-printed cover, possibly made in Shan or Burma, late 19th century.

Categories

Textiles; Manuscripts

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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