Palm Leaf Writing is an ancient and a rare art in Sri Lanka. The writing material used in the making of books is prepared from the leaves of the Talipot palm (Corypa Umbraculifera). Palm leaf has been the traditional writing material in Sri Lanka for over two thousand years.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Palm Leaf Writer's left Hand
You can see the angular cut on the thumb nail. It is very necessary for the writing. The writing point of the stylus is supported by this cut.