Textile, metal, paper, wood and bead
180 mm (W); 300 mm (Length)
Place of origin
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
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Not on show
Indian decoration comprising a wrapped bundle of pieces of thin cane covered with pink and green tissue paper and green foil with silver/gold tinsel ends. A central ball is wrapped in gold foil and red thread, with a very pointed stick protruding from the top. Balsa wood with two wings and red beak representing a horse or a deer, with metal legs and multicoloured autumnal colours, two pearl beads and green silk ribbon on nose and gold card on head.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.