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Analytical Study on the Quality of Some Natural Oils used in Preservation of Ancient Myanmar Pe' (Palm - leaves)
- In Myanmar, there are many ancient manuscripts, such as Pe', parabeik, minza kaunglaungza and so on. There life-span generally have been as long as nearly 300 years. Pe' can easily be brittle and/or ruined due to the weather or the other natural disturbances. Oil are thus required to be used to protect such disturbances. The common oil applied on Pe' are Camphoir oil, lemon-grass oil and Neem oil. They are essential for the purpose of preserving and conserving for precious ancient Myanmar Pe' (palm-leaves) thoroughly analyzed and discussed.
Ni Ni Aye
- Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science (MAAS)