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The pieces are fitted together so that the colours and natural markings form the
desired image , and the composition is then fixed in the cavity with glue and
polished, so that the joins become invisible.55 The Mughals knew pietra dura ...
116 Detail of the back wall of Shah Jahan's throne in the Diwan-i cAmm of the
Red Fort, Delhi: Florentine pietra dura panels, with black backgrounds, are set
amidst Mughal parchin kari showing flowers and birds. (Photograph taken in
The pietra dura decoration of the screen and cenotaphs The glory of the screen
and the cenotaphs is their ornamentation with inlaid semi-precious stones, in the
technique known as pietra dura (pp. 91-93). Shah Jahan's historians and poets ...
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Although the Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, until now there has been no full examination of its architecture in book form. Art historian Koch-the first Western scholar ... Read full review
Mughal Agra a riverfront garden city
The riverfront garden city
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