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This Mir farsh was displayed in its manner of use as carpet weights at the Udaipur City Palace museum. It was identical to some of the finials and other architectural features in the palace. They were made by the prisoners at the Palace in the late 19th or early 20th Century.

Details

  • Title: Mir farsh (Carpet Weight)
  • Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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
  • Region: Mewar

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