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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2009.202.66
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Vaishnavite Manuscript and Cover in the Shape of a Fish
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Orissa
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/190503
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor on palm leaf with wood or palm bark cover
Dimensions
9.8 x 4.5 cm (3 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Provenance
Stuart Cary Welch (by 1999 - 2008,) by descent; to his estate (2008-2009,) gift; to Harvard Art Museum.

Notes:
Object was part of temporary loan to Museum in 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch
Accession Year
2009
Object Number
2009.202.66
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Palm leaf manuscript with 44 folios and wooden book covers. The text is written in Oriya script.

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