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    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain, 16th century
    Leaf from a dispersed Jain manuscript of the Kalakacharyakatha
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Sheet: 11.1 x 26 cm (4 3/8 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.3

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    Leaf from the Book of Mark, Vulgate Bible

    Unknown artist, French

    1230
    Leaf from the Book of Mark, Vulgate Bible
    Ink and tempera on vellum
    33 x 20.3 cm (13 x 8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.435

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    Qur'an pages

    Unknown artist, Turkish

    Ca. 1335-1350
    Qur’an pages
    Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
    Height: 28.9 cm (11 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs.Celia Robinson Stillwell 84.038

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    Kalaka and Sakra

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Section from a Kalaka caryakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Kalaka and Sakra
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    Sheet: 10.8 x 26 cm (4 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.2

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    Kalaka with the Sahi

    Unknown artist, Indian

    Section from a Kalakacharyakatha manuscript in the Jain tradition, 16th century
    Kalaka with the Sahi
    Opaque watercolor on paper
    10.8 x 25.7 cm (4 1/4 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Shulman and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Binney III 60.020.1

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    Unknown artist, Swiss

    Ca. 1370
    manuscript
    Ink on vellum
    29.2 x 21.6 cm (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.439

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    Leaf from a Missal

    Dominican Order

    Ca. 1353
    Leaf from a Missal
    Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
    31.8 x 22.9 cm (12 1/2 x 9 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 43.438

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    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)

    Master of the Missal of Amboise Le Veneur

    Ca. 1510
    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)
    Ink, tempera, gold leaf on vellum, bound in purple velvet over wooden boards
    21.3 x 14.3 x 3.2 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Dr. Arnold-Peter Weiss; Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2011.30