About this object

A long, rectangular shaped wooden printing board, with a lug handle. Two lines of Tibetan text in relief with a line border enclosing it. Probabaly used for printing mantras for inclusion in prayer wheels.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Writing; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of John W Innes Wright
  • Collector
    John W Innes Wright
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: West Bengal: Darjeeling
  • Date collected
    Before 1897
  • Measurements
    42 mm x 252 mm x 5 mm; 1 5/8 in x 9 15/16 in x 3/16 in
  • Related people
    John W Innes Wright (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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