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Default Placeholder Photo From Palm Leaf to Printed Text: The Traditional Indic Book
Drawn from the collection donated by Mrs. Edwin Asmann, this exhibit highlights the structure and usage of the palm leaf format, from the preparation of the leaves themselves to their illumination and binding. The manuscripts are also discussed in relationship to their role in the transmission of the Buddhist Canon.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
May 1 — July 1, 1989
Subjects
Southeast Asia
Religion
Southern Asia
South Asia