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Source Image: PR945_01_07 of Chennai workshops

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Description

Two carvers polishing a block in a workshop in Chennai.

Monument
Chennai workshops 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Granite (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Collections
India  

Location

Current Location
Chennai 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Polishing
Tool
Abrasives
Description
These carvers are polishing a block using abrasives and water to smooth its surface.

Notes

These carvers are working sitting on the floor, a typical technique in India which is quite different from European practice.

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