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Title

Pages from the Kalpasutra, from a manuscript of the A folio from the Kalpasutra

early 16th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

The Kalpasutra is one of the principle canonical text of the Svetambara sect of Jains. This text laid down the codes of behaviour for Jain laity, monks and nuns.

Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, 20 March 2002


Details


Other Title

Jain manuscript text


Place where the work was made

Gujarat India


Cultural origin

Jain manuscript


Date

early 16th century


Media categories

Manuscripts , Watercolour


Materials used

looseleaf pages; 27 leaves, opaque watercolour on paper


Dimensions

11.0 x 26.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Newman's Antiques 1969


Location

Not on display


Accession number

EP6.1969.a-aa