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Source Image: PR947_01_14 of Lahore Fort workshop

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Description

Partially-worked decorative screen from 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. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Description
The design of the screen has been drawn on the surface of the stone before carving started.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Vertical (90°)
Force: Gentle
Description
Detailed work with the point chisel was then undertaken to remove the space between the bands of decoration.

Notes

This screen has been partially worked. The guidelines for the design can still be seen, as can be the marks of the point chisel where the carvers has started to remove the stone between the design.

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