Tibetan Auspice Manuscript

     Mongolia, Ulambator, 19th - early 20th century


     Folio 1b  Text Page  
     6.4 cm high x 16.8 cm wide

     Four lines of text written in a dbu-can script in black and red ink.
     The first and third lines are written (mainly) in red ink.
     The second and fourth lines are written in black ink.  
     The second and fourth lines are highlighted with a red line through the text.
     The text is contained in an ornate geometric decorative line border 
     drawn in pink (pale red) ink.
     Foliation in words is shown in the left border of the page.
     
     Page edges show light soiling and some wear (rounded corners) from usage. 
     There is a minor water-stain on the bottom right corner edge of the leaf.  



     Folio 2a Text Page
     6.4 cm high x 16.8 cm wide

     Four lines of text written in a dbu-can script in black and red ink.
     The first and third lines are written (mainly) in red ink.
     The second and fourth lines are written in black ink.  
     The second and fourth lines are highlighted with a red line through the text.
     The text is contained in an ornate geometric decorative line border 
     drawn in pink (pale red) ink.
     Foliation in words is shown in the left border of the page.
     
     Page edges show light soiling and some wear (rounded corners) from usage. 
     There is a small vertical water-stain on the mid bottom of portion of the leaf. 
     The stain affects some of the last line of text and the border.


  Notes
  
     The decorative borders on folios 1b and 2a are nearly identical.
     
     The image below is slightly enlarged.
     
     



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Folios 1b and 2a - Text pages with ornate geometric borders.


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