About this object

A triangular apron corner piece made from a tapestry weave gold tread with serpentine dragons in a turquoise silk thread surrounded by flowering vines and with borders of silk brocade in a purple silk with a stylised floral pattern in jewel like colours.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    1921 - 1928
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Fibre Textile Cotton
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frederick Marshman and Irma Bailey
  • Collector
    Bailey, Frederick Marshman; Bailey, Irma
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1928
  • Measurements
    226 mm x 200 mm
  • Note
    A group of textile pieces that would be sewn together to form a woman's apron.
  • Related people
    Frederick Marshman Bailey (Collector); Irma Bailey (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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