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.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Hand written letters on a palm leaf
This is a part of written palm leaf contained in a completed palm leaf book. The letters are in Sinhalese language.