Collection online


  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Bag (tea jar). Made of textile (silk).

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    16 February 2006

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Remove mould. Assess for further treatment. Advise on storage.


    The object has suffered from being stored in an high RH% environment. Many objects in the store have developed mould on the surface. Thia object had visible mould growth on the surface.

    Treatment details

    This object has been cleaned with a vacuum and a soft brush. The object has been assessed for further necessary work.

    About these records 

  • Department


  • Registration number


There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions

Image service:

Request new photography



If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: JCR4768

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 


Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help