About this object

A long rectangular piece of Bhutanese paper with a thick ink tracing of a tsipa or monster mask at the centre with swirling foliage flowing from its mouth on either side.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Bhutanese
  • Artist/Maker
    Irma Bailey
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date made
    1921 - 1928
  • Materials
    Ink; Pencil; Paper Plant
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frederick Marshman and Irma Bailey
  • Collector
    Irma Bailey
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1928
  • Measurements
    935 mm x 362 mm
  • Note
    Described in the inventory as a Bhutanese applique design.
  • Related people
    Irma Bailey (Artist/maker, collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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