Thai religious manuscript 1939

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Thai religious manuscript 1939

MS 134


Collection Summary

Creator: Pumpuang Monastery (Thailand)
Collection Name: Thai religious manuscript
Inclusive Dates: 1939
Physical Description:.4 linear feet
Abstract:Religious manuscript written at the Pumpuang Monastery, Thailand, in 1939. The form is that of a "parabaik;" that is, the heavy paper is folded like an accordion. The writing is lengthwise on both sides of the rectangular paper. Contains 14 panels of handpainted Buddhist imagery, in seven pairs that flank the text. Dominant colors are blue, red, green black and white, with some gold illumination. Scenes include Buddha, shrines, gods in the heavens, demons, a man in a water-lily pond, hellish scenes of people being tortured, black birds at the edge of a pond, and a couple receiving a gold bracelet from the sky.
Collection Number:MS 134
Language: Materials are in Balinese.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

Noted as being written in the Bali Sanskrit language of the Buddhist priesthood; this may be meant rather to be Pali.


Scope and Content Note

Religious manuscript written at the Pumpuang Monastery, Thailand, in 1939. The form is that of a "parabaik;" that is, the heavy paper is folded like an accordion. The writing is lengthwise on both sides of the rectangular paper. Contains 14 panels of handpainted Buddhist imagery, in seven pairs that flank the text. Dominant colors are blue, red, green black and white, with some gold illumination. Scenes include Buddha, shrines, gods in the heavens, demons, a man in a water-lily pond, hellish scenes of people being tortured, black birds at the edge of a pond, and a couple receiving a gold bracelet from the sky.


Arrangement

This collection is organized in narrative sequence.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Access Terms

Subject(s)
Buddhist art -- Thailand.
Buddhist illumination of books and manuscripts -- Thailand -- Specimens.
Buddhist literature -- Illustrations.
Buddhist monasteries -- Thailand.
Manuscripts, Thai.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Thai religious manuscript (MS 134). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Processing History

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