About this object

A group of ten peacock feathers, tied together with twine. On the farthest quill, a seven petal flower created from a quill (or straw), has been attached with string.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century Late
  • Materials
    Peacock Feather; Rope
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of John W Innes Wright
  • Collector
    John W Innes Wright
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: West Bengal: Darjeeling
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    390 mm x 120 mm x 12 mm; 15 3/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 1/2 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: The inventory records state that this group of feathers belonged to a ewer, but this has not been located in the collections. The back of the attached label reads 'dagger'. Written by Emma Martin 11/05/10.
  • Related people
    John W Innes Wright ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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