Bandung, West Java, Indonesia


A collection of manuscripts owned by YAPENA in Bandung, West Java. Generally written in Sundanese language, but there are also manuscripts that use Javanese, Arabic, and Malay. These manuscripts were with using Arabic, Pegon, Javanese, and Latin scripts on paper, European paper, and bark paper. The contents are very diverse, ranging from stories adapted from Islamic stories, local mythological story, stories of local heroes, Sufism, theology, Islamic teachings, astrology, grammar and others written in the form of prose and poetry. Some of them have rubrics, illuminations and illustrations.

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Project details

Collection name: YAPENA
Digitising year: 2019
Number of manuscripts: 75

Field team member
᛫ Academic expert: Munawar Holil
᛫ Assistant academic expert: Aditia Gunawan
᛫ Photographer: Fathurahman
᛫ Assistant photographer: Muhammad Daud
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