About this object

A rectangular pieceof tracing paper featuring at the centre top a half lotus surrounded beneath by two snow lions (one one completed. At the base there is a cluster of flaming jewels. The drawing is filled with several interconnecting rings and sqaures.

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
  • 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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