Mughal pietra dura marble frieze panel, North West India, 17th Century.

Mughal pietra dura marble frieze panel, North West India, 17th Century.

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2½ Yards, Hand Block Print, Cotton. Natural Dyes. Artisan Fabric. Black & Beige

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(1898)  --  Historic styles of ornament --   Author: Dolmetsch, H

-- Historic styles of ornament -- Author: Dolmetsch, H

Chromolithograph that depicts a variety of traditional decorative designs. ca. 1875

Chromolithograph that depicts a variety of traditional decorative designs.

Wall panel decorated with finest pietra dura inlay in Lahore.

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Description Fascinated by Indian Civilization (and South Asia), the good the bad and the ugly.

Pietra Dura, a term derived from the Italian language meaning “hard stone," is the technique of engraving artistic designs in marble and filling the troughs with finely cut precious / semi-precious stones.  Developed in Rome, pietra dura traveled to Persia and then to India.  The Taj Mahal of India & the Basilica of San Lorenzo in Florence are enduring legacies of this exquisite art form.  #heritage #culture

Pietra Dura, a term derived from the Italian language meaning “hard stone," is…

Petra dura inlay of poppies and lilies from the Taj Mahal, 17th c.

Petra dura inlay of poppies and lilies from the Taj Mahal, c.

Detail of pietra dura work in the Taj Mahal, Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Description from bl.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

When I went to my first tourist shop in India I noticed something I'd never seen before in the West, except in the enormous, elaborate, old.

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End table top marble inlay pietradura art hand made by MARBLEINLAY

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Marble Inlay Box With Fine Work

Marble Inlay Box With Fine Work

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