Unknown Artist

Pages from the Kalpasutra, from a manuscript of the A folio from the Kalpasutra

Other titles:
Jain manuscript text
Location
Not on display
Further information

The Kalpasutra is one of the principle canonical text of the Svetambara sect of Jains. This text laid down the codes of behaviour for Jain laity, monks and nuns.

Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, 20 March 2002

Place of origin
Gujarat, India
Cultural origin
Jain
Year
early 16th century
Media
Manuscripts, Watercolour
Medium
looseleaf pages; 27 leaves, opaque watercolour on paper
Dimensions
11.0 x 26.0 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Newman's Antiques 1969
Accession number
EP6.1969.a-aa