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See the punkah hanging from the ceiling above the table. This is attached to a rope which an Indian servant (probably sitting outside on the porch) will pull, so that the punkah sways, creating a breeze in the warm room.

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"the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace." - gaston bachelard GORGEOUS!

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from Condé Nast Traveler

A Photo Tour of Colorful, Vibrant India

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Love the wide floorboards & the shelves over the doorway piled with straw hats ~ very British Colonial ~ Finally found it ~ This is India Hick's house in the Bahamas, so, indeed, it is British Colonial!

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British India Colonial - pie in the sky, but how sweet is that tile? I love the idea of the balcony wrapping the building with this style column and a tile below. something simple like spanish tile could work or a a more ornate tile could really set the space off. risky move with busy tile tho.

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from About.com Education

British in Colonial India Photo Essay

Children of the Raj: Entanglement, chapter 1 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15715670-entanglement

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