Indo-European Furniture

As a result of the nation’s history, Indian furniture styles are a mix of those from the East and West, often called Indo-European furniture.

There are several types of Indo-European furniture, either Portuguese or Dutch influence.

In the south, the Portuguese-influenced Goanese styles included furniture like large cabinets, adapted from traditional Portuguese forms; with intricate inlaid and incised(cut into wood) geometric decorations.

Existing furniture at Rebeiro House, Goa.

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