Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

Women in domestic service

Subject

Women’s roles--Wall paintings--Arattana Vihara, Hanguranketa (Sri Lanka)

Description

A kitchen scene with a female in action on the Arattana Vihare, petikade or painted scroll at Hanguranketa, Sri Lanka, illustrates the role of women preparing and serving food. In elite households. These functions were sometimes performed by female servants as in this instance.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Arattana Vihare, Hanguranketa, Sri Lanka

Date

ca. 18th century A.D.
Period of study: 1986-1987
Version: 01/12/2014

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

image

Identifier

PDWESLSP.S.164

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "Women in domestic service," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12661, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12661 (accessed July 21, 2019).

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