manuscripts (document genre)
Burmese manuscripts from the Donn V. Hart Collection
Ivory 55 x 10 cm.
 p. : col. ill. Ivory Plates. Made of thin and very fragile ivory sometime in the mid-1800's, the plates of this rare and beautiful kammavaca contain black and gold square style Burmese script and are bound by red and gold decorative wooden boards. Decorations on first leaf and at ends of second and third leaves. Some leaves chipped and worn. Manuscript enfolded in purple and gold wrapping. Donor: Burma Studies Group.
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