Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Armchair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Armchair upholstered in woven textile with a small floral pattern, with cushion removed, supported on turned legs with wheels

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

19th/20th century

Relation

Detail of textile
Detail, ad06_1

Identifier

ad.06

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

England (?)

Measurements (H: W: L:)

102.2 x 83.8 cm. (40 1/4 x 33in.)

Materials

Hardwood and textile

Techniques

Carved, joined and upholstered

Features

Floral upholstery

Notes

Home (until 1961), and collection of Sir Thomas Lister Villiers, b.1869 - d.1959, who in 1906 became the chairman of George Stuart and Co. Colombo

Citation

"Armchair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #10931, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10931 (accessed June 17, 2024).

Geolocation

Share this Item