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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

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Jain manuscript text
    Place where the work was made
    Gujarat India
    Cultural origin
    Jain
    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
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  • 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

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition