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108-019 Jain Book Cover

108-019 Jain Book Cover
108-019 Jain Book Cover

The Jains in Indian Gujarat used to protect their sacred texts with satin or velvet covers that were generally embroidered with metal and silk threads or painted on cardboard

It shows 14 dreams the mother of a Jain Thirthankara had in the night of the birth.

In the center Mahalakshmi

On the backside the astamangala

Description in

Irwin/Hall: Indian Embroidery

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Information

a. Origin Gujarat, India
b. Estimated Age middle 19th century
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) Painting on cardboard
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 14 x 26 cm
e. Condition Report Good
f. Damage & Shortcomings none
g. Item Location (Country) Greece
Seller Name Michael
Seller's Email ID mailto:michaelbeste05@gmail.com
108-019 Jain Book Cover
108-019 Jain Book Cover