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Sri Lanka

Bag for a Buddhist palm-leaf manuscript 18th century Description: made from a fragment of nobleman's cloth [somana tuppotiya]
Materials & Technique: textiles, imported Indian cotton, natural dyes, mordants; mordant painting, resist dyeing
Dimensions: 89.0 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Thomas Murray 2004
Accession No: NGA 2004.355