006 (Wat Jong Klang)
Concertina book written in shan,burmese script
Illustrated (ornamentation): mono
Shan text descriptor: tra Rhyming system: sāmʻ kivʻ Introduction: yes
General remarks on work: Folio / page numbers were added during fieldwork in January 2014. Both covers have floral arts beautifully decorated on red lacquer, and painted with gold on the side of the manuscript.
Summary intro: The year of composing is mentioned in the introduction, folio number 7.
The text is about the attitude towards offering or making merit 'dāna'. When making offering, it is important to share the merit to others. In the same way, when seeing others making offering, it is important to be happy and share your joy with them.
Work ID: W288
Appearance (paper): white
Covers: yes Cover colour: red,gold Cover material: papier mache
Cover embellishment: lac,gilt,embossed
No information for second copy, we can assume this is the original manuscript text.
Date of composition (era): sakkaraja era
Date of composition (year): 1286
Provenance and Acquisition
Former owner: Wat Jong Klang.
Original donor: kyauṅʻʺ seʺ of Tenput village
Original place of donation: Tenput village
Place name for present copy: Wat Jong Klang, Maehongson.