Paper, metal, and bead
200 mm (W); 160 mm (Length)
Place of origin
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Indian bird decorated one side only. Head is blue-green with paper braid, one eye made from paper and red beak holding silver beads with silver tinsel tassels. Wing and tail made from silver card decorated with metallic paper braid in silver, pink and green. Hanging from the body are two silver tinsel tassels.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.