Dimensions:10,2 cm x 15,2 cm (HxW ; closed)
20,2 cm x 147,2 cm (WxL ; opened)
Material: Wood, Mulberry Paper, Color Pigments
Orgin: Burma (now Myanmar)
Estimated Dating: 1830 - 1860
Parabaik, (Leporello, or Concertina-Style) book. Four by six inches (closed) but 6 by 58 inches fully opened. Heavy handmade mulberry paper pasted to form 32 panels containing 8 double page Sak Yant tattoos per side for a total of 16. Bound into carved wooden covers. The covers depict a tiger on one and a boar on another. The miniatures are original art and depict tattoo patterns for a client to choose. The images are in pigments of green, red, ochre, flesh, blue and purple, and are surrounded by magical symbols and Sak Yant magical text in black.
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