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 hands when writing
The close up picture of the hands and the palm leaf. The angular cut on the left thumb nail can be seen.