Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Armchair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Armchair, with high back, ribbed design on back, seat and arms, with turned and flouted legs, and upholstered seat

Source

Adisham Monastery, Haputale, Sri Lanka

Date

19th century

Relation

Full size, from left
Whole

Identifier

ad.15

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Place of Creation

Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

87.6 x 45.7 x 50.8 cm. (34 1/2 x 18 x 20 in.)

Materials

Ebony

Techniques

Carved, joined and upholstered

Features

Ribbed design

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 #10952, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/10952 (accessed April 15, 2024).

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