About this object

A piece of A2 tracing paper with design for a large flowering lotus surrounded by a ring of jewels, below is a snow lion also surrounded by garlands of jewels. The pencil has been drawn over with black ink. The tracing also records the colours to be used in particular areas.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • 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
    755 mm x 515 mm
  • Note
    1 of 3 tracings for a square cloth (centre and corner) 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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