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Asian Art

Kammavaca (Kamawasa) Manuscript

18th–19th century

Lacquered cloth (called "a palm-leaf manuscript") with black and gold lacquer; lacquered wood cover

Cover: 5 1/4 × 1/4 × 22 1/4 in. (13.34 × 0.64 × 56.52 cm)
each leaf: 5 1/16 × 21 5/8 in. (12.8 × 55 cm)
Gift of Professor Michael D. Coe, (HON.) 1968
2010.93.1
Culture: 
Burmese
Period: 
Konbaung Dynasty (1752–1885)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Manuscripts
Provenance: 

Michael D. Coe, New Haven, CT; purchased in Phnom Penh, Hanuman Traditional Arts, 2000 or early to mid 2000's

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