About this object

An rectangular piece of tracing paper, with a tracing or rubbing of a qilin or mythical hybrid creature with a collor of bells around its neck, standing in a mountain landscape. The animals right front claw is raised as if to take a bite from the jewel or fruit it holds.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Irma Bailey
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date made
    1921 - 1928
  • Materials
    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
    372 mm x 457 mm
  • Note
    The tracing has been used as the basis for the pencil and watercolour tracing of the qilin shown in 1964.14.25a.
  • Related people
    Irma Bailey (Artist/maker)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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