Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Double bedstead

Subject

Furniture

Description

Bed with three sides, turned lacquer posts, supports, and legs, with a pierced carved head board and two side support railings, and a wood base on bulbous turned legs

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1700-1799

Relation

Detail of side support
Detail, nmc15_2_306_1

Identifier

nmc15.2.306

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

18th century

Place of Creation

Kandyan

Measurements (H: W: L:)

190 x 222 x 110 cm. (74 4/5 x 87 2/5 x 50 in.)

Materials

Hard wood and lacquer

Techniques

Carved, turned and joined

Features

Turned lacquerware

Notes

Kandyan style bed

Local name

Citation

"Double bedstead," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #207, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/207 (accessed June 30, 2022).

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