Javanese manuscript "Javanese manuscripts, especially ones originating from a kraton, are often ornately decorated. Certain punctuation marks are also treated as decoration, so numerous variants may be found."

Javanese manuscript "Javanese manuscripts, especially ones originating from a kraton, are often ornately decorated. Certain punctuation marks are also treated as decoration, so numerous variants may be found.

A manuscript from the 1700s about the five pillars of Islam in Arabic and Javanese.

A manuscript from the about the five pillars of Islam in Arabic and Javanese.

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The manuscript is dated 1804, and according to a note in the text was once owned by the wife of a Dutch East India Company official in Surabaya.

4 Jun Javanese language and script. Dated 24 Sapar June Profusely illustrated with very fine wayang-style illustrations in colours and gold.

Serat Jayalengkara Wulang, Javanese manuscript copied at the court of Yogyakarta in 1803. One of the many Indonesian manuscripts which have been digitised by the British Library. British Library, MSS Jav 24, ff.111v-112r

Serat Jayalengkara Wulang, Javanese manuscript copied at the court of Yogyakarta in One of the many Indonesian manuscripts which have been digitised by the British Library.

illuminated manuscript with antler border - Google Search

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