Kammavaca Collection

Kammavaca Collection

Collection Number: 
166
Collection Length: 
0.50ft
Geographic Coverage: 
Burma (Myanmar)
Period: 
1850 to 1950

An example of a Buddist religious text from Burma, Southeast Asia. This collection consists of a total of 12 leaves of Burmese Kammavaca manuscript on gilt palm leaves or lacquered cloth. 10 of the manuscript pages have a cover of lacquered boards, representing a complete text used in a Buddist ordination ritual.