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Folio 186 (recto) from a Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita

Folio 186 (recto) from a Perfection of Wisdom in Eight Thousand Lines: Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita

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Gum tempera and ink on palm leaf

Leaf: 5.4 x 56.2 cm (2 1/8 x 22 1/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1938.301.186.a

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This manuscript, consisting of 188 double-sided folios, was calligraphed by a scribe at a monastery in northeastern India, commissioned by a monk from Nepal. Judging from the style of the paintings, they are the work of Nepalese artists.

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