Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Composite figures which are part female

Description

Composite figures which are part female: Frequently met with in Sri Lankan sculpture and painting are figures which are only part female. The most popular among them are Narilata and Kinnari forms. They are female above and waist dowards the narilata are shown with foliage design and the Kinnaris take the form of birds.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Date

Period of study: 1986-1987
Version: 01/12/2012

Contributor

Co-Author: Seneviratna, Harsha
Technical Officer: Wijesinghe, Lalith
Technical Assistant: Jayasundare, Subhashini
Photographer: Madanayake, I.S.
International Center for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies, Colombo

Rights

All rights reserved by International Center for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka.

Relation

Forms part of Photographic documentation of Women as depicted in early Sri Lankan sculpture and painting / Slide in present collection

Format

JPEG 2000

Language

eng

Type

text

Identifier

PDWESLSP.S.140

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Composite figures which are part female," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12637, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12637 (accessed July 21, 2019).

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