About this object

A piece of A3 tracing paper witha flaming jewel design at the centre surrounded by a series of jewel garlands and interconnected diamonds and endless knots. The pencil has been drawn over with black ink. The tracing also records the colours to be used in particular areas.

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
    382 mm x 515 mm
  • Note
    1 of 3 tracings for a square cloth Bhutanese applique design (see diagram attached).
  • Related people
    Irma Bailey (Artist/maker, collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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