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"Emblem of Asia"

Description

Watercolor painting of a woman personifying Asia. Woman is dressed in fine silk clothing and is wearing a turban. In the background are ancient ruins and temples, and a man (European?) being chased by an exotic (large) crocodile. Watercolor matted with reverse painting on glass. Gold beaded frame.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"EMBLEM OF ASIA" (Painted)
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Accession Number
1993.643.3
Credit Line
Estate of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
289315

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