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This aliya was recorded in the living room of a residence, where it was used as a shrine. Two carved stone brackets adorn the top corners of the niche, creating an arched appearance. The sacred symbol Om was drawn on the back wall in vermillion paste.

Details

  • Title: Aliya (Wall niche)
  • Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Carving, Dressing, Masonry, Painting
  • Region: Vagad

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