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Mir farsh are weights kept on four corners of a carpet to prevent it from moving. These mir farsh were from the Mehrangadh Fort Museum in Jodhpur. They had fine carvings and were made from exquisite materials.

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  • Title: Mir farsh (Carpet weight)
  • Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, 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: Metal (Silver), Ivory
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Cladding, Engraving
  • Ivory Technique: Carving

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