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Burmese manuscript

 Collection — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16564

Content Description

48 panels with text or illustrations on both sides. Written in either Tai Khuen or Tai Lue, two very similar scripts. The speakers of these languages are found in northern Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. This manuscript appears to have come from Myanmar, and contains protective mantras and yantra designs for candles.

Dates

  • 1800s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : manuscript may be larger than legal size folder. Conservation is making enclosure

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a purchase from Asia Bookroom by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on 9, April, 2019.
Title
Burmese manuscript
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
2021-09-13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States