Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Steamer or deck chair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Folding deck chair of Derby pattern, with folding footrest, crested top with scrolled design, cane back and seat, curved armrests, frame and legs.

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1880-1899

Relation

Full size, from right
Chair only

Identifier

nmc1982.87.1

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

Late 19th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

86 x 88 x 66 cm. (33 9/10 x 34 3/5 x 26 in.)

Materials

Jakwood

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Folding deck chair

Notes

Cf. an almost identical design in C. & R. Light's 'Designs for Furniture' (1881)

Local name

Citation

"Steamer or deck chair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #234, http://dlir.org/archive/items/show/234 (accessed June 30, 2022).

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