Softwood, paper, metal, bead and paint
160 mm (W); 160 mm (Length)
Place of origin
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Indian decoration constructed from softwood and paper, crudely made and shaped like a frill wider at the base. Painted in purple, orange and green paint and decorated with softwood flowers and a ball covered with gold foil. Tassels either end of purple and red wood pompoms, peach and gold beads and wooden painted yellow wedges. One side is missing the yellow wooden wedges and some beads. String fastened at the back, and there are some missing pieces in an attached bag.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.