Antique Thai Pali Manuscript on Herbal Traditional Medicine Scroll
Handmade Mulberry Paper
32 double sided leaves - some with gold handwritten text and others with silver handwritten text.
Each leaf is 34 X 11 cm making the manuscript about 3.5 meters long!
As these were created for use, the wear and tear has been significant.
The leaves have been stitched together in many places perhaps at different times during its life.
Estimated to be pre-1900
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE CONDITION IN THE PHOTOS - While it is an excellent work and offer great insight into the traditional past of the region, the condition is poor.
It should be useful for research.
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.