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Collection

Gujarat, India

Title
Pages from the Kalpasutra, from a manuscript of the A folio from the Kalpasutra
Other titles:
Jain manuscript text
Place of origin
GujaratIndia
Cultural origin
Jain manuscript
Year
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
Accession number
EP6.1969.a-aa
Location
Not on display
Further information

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