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Ms. Coll. 390, Item 778 - Sāmudrika
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Indic Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Coll. 390, Item 778 - Sāmudrika
Sāmudrika, circa 1700-1850.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 43 x 55 cm.
Manual and guide for a palm reader, featuring large red hand with signs, omens, and various related pictures. Back of manuscript contains various prayers, maṇḍalas, diagrams, and notes.
Title from wrapper notes.
Mistakes blacked out; some corrections and additions.
Folded into 10 small sections, measuring 10.5 x 20.5 cm.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 390, Item 778.
Contained in:
Collection of Indic Manuscripts. Item 778
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 390
Vernacular script:
सामुद्रिक, १७००-१८५०.
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