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Source Image: PR947_01_07 of Lahore Fort workshop

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Description

Carver working on a decorative screen in Lahore Fort.

Monument
Lahore Fort workshop 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Sandstone (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Collections
Pakistan  

Location

Current Location
Lahore 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Medium
Description
The carver in the background is carving the holes in the screen using a point chisel, held very delicately.

Notes

This carver is working on an architectural element in red sandstone. Like carvers in India he is working sitting down.

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