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Ashtasahashrika Prajnaparamita

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Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Dr. Ananda Coomaraswamy in 1921. Probably acquired by Dr. Coomaraswamy in India prior to 1917.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Eastern Indian, Pala period, year four of the reign of Gopala De, 1147

Object Place

West Bengal or Bihar, India (Eastern)

Dimensions

52 x 6 cm (20 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.589

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf and wood

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts