About this object

An rectangular piece of tracing paper, with a tracing of a qilin or mythical hybrid creature standing on a jewels or fruits in amongst lotus flowers. The animals right front claw is raised as if to take a bite from the jewel or fruit it holds, the claw spills out of the picture's frame. The tracing has been coloured with watercolours.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Irma Bailey
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date made
    1921 - 1928
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Pencil; Paper Plant
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frederick Marshman and Irma Bailey
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1928
  • Measurements
    362 mm x 422 mm
  • Related people
    Irma Bailey (Artist/maker)
Object view = Humanities
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