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Pair of Manuscript Covers
Pair of Manuscript Covers
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description

Summary

These covers once protected the palm-leaf folios of a religious text. The interior surface has traces of original paint. The outer surfaces are clad in copper sheet with a repoussé foliate meander design and gilded. Copper discs served to secure a binding cord.
Thakuri period
date_range

Date

1000 - 1199
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Source

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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