Painted and lacquered manuscript palm leaves. 18th century.
This is the most elaborate of the library's collection of palm leaf manuscripts, the covers inlaid with semi-precious stones and glass. It is written in the Pali language using Burmese script.
Rare Book Collection. Gift of Rev. Dr. J. N. Cushing, Class of 1862.
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