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[Cheat sheet of Confucian text].
[China] : [manufacturer not identified], [not after 1905]
1 satin sheet ; 15.5 x 74 cm
Manuscript on silk cloth.
Title devised by cataloger.
Text of Confucian canon (in red ink) and essay responses (in black ink) handwritten in brush pen on one side of a satin sheet, folded into 8 sections. In minuscule font size. A single word "yi" (propriety) on the back side. Prepared for cheating in imperial civil service examinations. The sheet would have been well hidden on a person, or, more likely, sewn into clothing.
Word on back side