Furniture and Decorative Arts of Sri Lanka

Dublin Core

Title

Side chair

Subject

Furniture

Description

Pair of side chairs with 'balloon' backs, cane seat, the frame floral carved, with turned front legs.

Source

National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo

Date

1850-1899

Relation

Full size, front
Pair

Identifier

nmc1986.403.1ab

FDASL Item Type Metadata

Period

2nd half 19th century

Place of Creation

SW Sri Lanka

Measurements (H: W: L:)

85 x 36 x 36 cm. (33 1/2 x 14 1/5 x 14 1/5 in.)

Materials

Ebony

Techniques

Carved and joined

Features

Balloon' back

Local name

Citation

"Side chair," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #239, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/239 (accessed August 19, 2022).

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