Language: Sinhalese
Source: Standard literature

Description

Suli Vẹla is the Sinhalese term for a decorative motif that consists of circular vines.1

 

Suli vela

 

Suli Vẹla lacquer work decoration on the shaft of a Sinhalese lacquered staff.
(Coomaraswamy, plate XXIV)

 

Further reading

Article: Sinhalese lacquer work
 

Notes
1. See Ananda K. Coomaraswamy; Medieaval Sinhalese Art, Pantheon Books, New York, Second Edition of the 1908 original, 1956. Page 216-217.

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