About this object

History of use

Record of jewellery design.

Cultural context

contemporary art

Physical description

Small rectangular piece of heavy paper folded and taped at side on left, contains a rounded rectangular cartouche ink drawing on transparent paper. Drawing: sitting profile bird/human facing side on right; bird head has open recurved beak, tongue; wing attached at back of neck has six feathers graduating in size from an ovoid at top of wing; humanoid arm is bent and extends upward in front of head, terminates in a claw- like hand; two circles in a vertical line on body; tail has an ovoid and three feathers; humanoid leg extends from tail and terminates in a claw-like foot; black ground; smudged curved line at top of drawing.