About this object

A large Chinese scroll with a gold brocade border. The scroll shows a detailed scene of an Chinese army camp. The tented city in the centre and the infantry to the right, filling the scene are small portraits of day to day activities, including tending sheep, preparing mutton, loading up camels.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Pigment; Paper Plant; Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Eric Teichman
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1937 before
  • Measurements
  • Related people
    Eric Teichman ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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