Collection ID: 0016 | Metadata type: TEI
Penn Museum 82-7-54 Lao manuscript
Call numberPenn Museum 82-7-54
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library Web)
- bibid: 6313734
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
18th-century manuscript from northeast Thailand. Accompanied by a modern printed tag in Thai from the Fine Arts Department certifying permission for the manuscript to leave Thailand.
- Title supplied by cataloger (viewed on November 10, 2015)
- Written in 4 lines per leaf.
- Unusually foliated with a combination of letters and numerals.
- Written by a poorly trained scribe, lacking tone marks (Justin McDaniel).
- Leaves of palm leaf, many damaged, with four holes, two central ones approximately 17.5 cm apart and two at the left and right margins; lacquered edges.
- Wooden covers with a cord tied through the two center holes; writing in old Lao inside the lower cover.
- Possibly written in the 1780s (Justin McDaniel).
- Dimensions of original manuscript: 4 x 56.4 cm.
- Reproduced from the original with permission of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) license.
Extent1 online resource (101 folios) :
- Purchased by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1982.
- Manuscripts, Lao--18th century
- Manuscripts, Thai--18th century
- Manuscripts--Thailand--18th century
Table of contents
- fol. 1v-2r — Title page, f. 1v
fol. Inside upper cover-1r
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Section: Title page, f. 1v
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fol. 100v-101r [blank
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fol. 101v-Inside lower cover
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