Suka saptati [Seventy Parrot stories]

Scope and Content

A manuscript in nagari script of a well known Indian collection of folktales. On the inside of the boards are painted female figures in dance poses in Tibeto-Nepalese style, painted on paper and glued to the boards.

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Purchased by Lord Scarborough in Nepal, 1956

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Boards H10.2 x W28.5cm; pages H10.2 x W28.5cm.

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish, please contact Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library in the first instance