About this object

A black ink drawing of a mother bird feeding a moth to her chicks in a lotus and floral decoration background. The feathers and wings of the birds are decorated with shading in black ink.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art
  • Culture
    Bhutanese
  • Artist/Maker
    Irma Bailey
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date made
    1921 - 1928
  • Materials
    Ink; Paper
  • 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
    560 mm x 501 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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