About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Sample
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    20th Century early
  • Materials
    Pigment; Glass; Tin
  • 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
    155 mm x 65 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: Irma Bailey collected these pigments in Gantok when she lived there with her husband between 1921-28. In a later donation of pigments (see 1972.362.7) she notes that 'These were used in Tibetan painting before the advent of cheap anylin dyes'.
  • Related people
    Frederick Marshman Bailey (Collector); Irma Bailey (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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