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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1714 - Rāghavendra - Tripathagā
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1714 - Rāghavendra - Tripathagā
Tripathagā, circa 1839-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (49 leaves) : paper, col. ill. ; 11 x 28 cm.
Manuscript is employed for consultation and study and is a grammatical commentary on the Paribhāṣenduśekhara by Nāgeśabhaṭṭa. Manuscript lacks an end.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Written in 9-11 lines per leaf.
49 leaves foliated 1-49, lower right verso.
Mistakes blacked or crossed out; some corrections and additions in margins; significant syllables, words, or phrases highlighted in red throughout.
Single wooden cover with lacquer coating bearing a painting of the Hindu deity Gaṇeśa flanked on the left and right by two female attendants in the act of worshiping the god. Red wash serves as the background with a green floral border. Paper is European with several different watermarks, some bearing a crest, possibly representing a stylized letter "B" resting on a pedestal and above which is a crown; another bears the date of 1839, establishing the terminus post quem of the manuscript.
Non-Latin script record.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 1714
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 1714
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
त्रिपथगा, १८३९-१८५०.
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